Drogheda United 2-0 Shelbourne : REPORT

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DROGHEDA UTD 2( Wixted 20′, 58′)


Report from sseairtricity.ie

Drogheda claim victory over Shels, Cobh Ramblers get victory on the road at UCD and Cabinteely make point at Waterford.

Drogheda United 2 Shelbourne 0

Adam Wixted scored twice to leave Drogheda needing just a point to seal their place in the First Division play-offs.

Wixted shot Drogheda in front with a crisp half volley on 20 minutes.

And the midfielder was there again to seal the win just before the hour mark.

Against the run of play, the home side broke with the ball finding Wixted who cut inside two defenders before firing to the net.

Drogheda Utd: Stephen McGuinness, Colm Deasy, Stephen Dunne, Kevin Farragher, Jake Hyland, Marc Griffin (Sam O’Connor 90+1′), Sean Thornton, Luke Gallagher, Adam Wixted (Liam Donnelly 77′), Aaron Ashe (Derek Doyle 90′), Richie Purdy

Substitutes: Patrick Dunican, Liam Donnelly, Eoghan Dempsey, Ken Costello, Mark Doyle.

Shelbourne: Jack Brady, Adam O’Connor, Jack Tuite, Reece McEnteer, James Brown, Daire Doyle, Dylan Kavanagh (Adam Evans 72′), Cian Kavanagh, Lorcan Shannon (Karl Walshe 65′), Jamie Doyle, James English

Substitutes: Greg Murray, Michael Kelly, Gavin Boyne, Conor Keeley, Dylan Grimes.