Republic of Ireland beat Gibraltar 1 – 0 #EURO2020

David McGoldrick
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Hendrick’s low 66th-minute shot was all the Republic had to show for their efforts at the Victoria Stadium. They struggled to convert dominance into goals in a swirling gale.

Jeff Hendrick got the only goal as Mick McCarthy’s second spell as Republic of Ireland manager began with a laboured victory against Gibraltar.

It was the Republic’s first competitive win in almost 18 months but it will do little to allay fears their poor form under Martin O’Neill persists.

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McCarthy will have another chance to boost his side’s morale when Georgia visit Dublin on Tuesday for their second Group D qualifier.

Georgia opened their campaign with a 2-0 defeat against Switzerland in Tbilisi.

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Source: BBC News

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