It's all over here at Turner's Cross as the visitors take the spoils thanks to an early goal from André Wright. City will rue the errors that led to their concession but Bohs will hope to build on a solid, if unspectacular display. A further scoreless 90 minutes will worry Neale Fenn but Keith Long will be satisfied with the result, if not the performance, as he heads up the M8 later. Thanks for reading!
Huge chance for City as Kargbo slips Dáire O'Connor in down the right. His cutback to Dalling was inviting but the QPR loanee was unable to convert from eight yards, kicking the ball off his standing foot.
Galvin makes a fantastic run from deep, beating four Bohs men and shooting from twenty yards, but McGuinness saves comfortably.
City probing now, but they look toothless.
Dalling does well to cut inside from the left, but his effort is half-blocked by Buckley and loops into McGuinness' grateful arms.
Kevin O'Connor booked for hauling down Twardek in the corner. THe free-kick from Ward is poor and is cleared by the City defence.
Buckley booked for clipping Dáire O'Connor in midfield.
O'Connor loops a through-ball for Murphy, but he's always struggling to reach it and McGuinness can claim for Bohs.
Olowu is back on. Head (and foot) tennis for the last minute or so ends with a throw-in in the left corner for City.
Ochieng, deputising for Olowu while he receives treatment, does well to block the impressive Lyons. The ball ricochets off the Bohs right-full and runs out for a goal kick to City.
Just looking at the replay of the goal. Grant's contribution was excellent.
Olowu down with cramp. Alan Bennett playing physio. City look tired at this stage.
McNulty juggles another straightforward effort, this time from Lunney. He claims at the second attempt.
Grant cuts inside onto his right foot and shoots straight at McNulty from twenty yards. McNulty holds onto it this time.
Bennett hacks clear after Grant again teases Kargbo down the Bohs left.
There's considerable pressure on Byrne's young shoulders in the absence of his senior colleague, Gearóid Morrissey. He's found the going tough today.
The initial corner is poor and cleared, but Coleman finds Murphy from the second ball. His header from ten yards loops over.
Dalling's persistence is rewarded and he wins a corner for City off Lyons.
Bohs playing some lovely stuff now. Wright again close to the top right-hand corner after City are forced to chase shadows for an extended period.
Dáire O'Connor's first action is to block a cross from Dawson Devoy. He'll be hoping to have an influence further up the pitch after replacing the ineffectual McGlade.
Bohs work the ball from right to left and back into the middle to Grant. His shot is straight at McNulty, but he spills it. Luckily for City, no player in red and black was there to capitalise.
Bohs win a corner following a poor goal-kick from McNulty. Twardek inadvertently clears.
Twardek gets his angles wrong and heads awkwardly wide from the resultant free-kick.
Kargbo booked for hauling down Grant just outside the left-hand corner of the City box.
Lyons did well to evade a number of challenges along City's eighteen-yard line but his attempt to deceive the referee was rightly spotted.
High drama at the St. Anne's end as Cian Murphy charges down McGuinness' clearance after he took far too long. The ball loops over the crossbar, but that was a coronary moment for the Bohs 'keeper.
Bennett heads Devoy's set-piece clear.
Devoy, Twardek and Wright work it down the left and Wright wins a soft free-kick off Olowu.
Wright goes close for Bohs, just missing the top right after a horrible mix-up between Ochieng and Olowu.
Twardek responds by winning a free-kick of his own, from which he makes a cute run into the corner. HIs cross is long but Dan Casey pushes Bennett in the box to concede a further free-kick.
Bohs' bench incensed after O'Connor appears to push Twardek while challenging for a header, then goes down easily under an innocuous challenge.
Grant is dispossessed on the edge of the Cork City box from the corner. Dalling is sent sprinting down the left and wins a throw level with the edge of Bohs' box.
Twardek runs at O'Connor. His cross is poor but Olowu gets his bearings all wrong and narrowly misses his own goal with his clearing header. Corner to Bohs.
Cian Murphy is crowded out by the corner flag and concedes a throw.
McNulty abslutely pings a beautiful pass down the left which looks briefly as if it has sent Dalling clear of Lyons, but Cornwall was strong and Dalling fouled after his path to goal was closed off.
Dalling looks most dangerous for City, but Lyons has been very solid thus far.
No changes for either side at the break.
No injury time whatsoever at the end of the half. Bohs lead and look a level or two above a callow home side, who will be glad not to be further behind after conceding so early. I'm off for a cuppa; see you after the break.
McNulty with an unorthodox volleyed clearance from the edge of his box. Never change, Mark.
Super ball in from Kevin O' Connor after it was worked to him by Dalling, but McGlade hadn't committed and was a yard away from connecting.
A short corner is worked to Lyons, which I'm not sure was the plan. After several attempts, City manage to clear.
Wright gets a sight of goal from about twenty yards. A nick off Olowu takes it away from goal for a corner.
For all that City have been poor, Bohs have lacked urgency. You sense that they could put the foot down if needed.
Not pretty in City's box as Devoy is crowded out. Wright started the move on the left with a naughty nutmeg on Coleman and City were pulled apart far too easily. After Devoy was denied, the ball came back in from Bohs' right and Olowu had to hack clear after McNulty spilled.
Lunney's delivery is far too long and sails out for a goal-kick on the far side.
Very soft free-kick to Bohs on the right after Dalling and O'Connor between them upend Twardek. Good chance this.
Dalling still trying to find his range. His latest cross is over-hit and sails wide by the old Horseshoe Bar.
Olowu over-runs the ball coming out of defence and his challenge is a bit nasty. Lucky-ish to escape with a yellow. It was maybe a yellow and a half.
Bohs break quickly and Grant chases from left to right to win a throw-in. From this, Twardek's shot is wide.
Corner to City as Bohs make a mess of a straightforward long ball as Murphy lurks. Confusion at first and McGlade gets another chance to send it in, but his cross is extremely poor.
Grant cuts in and finds Devoy, but his shot from a promising position is too high.
Meanwhile, Grant torments Kargbo again, but his cut-back to the edge of the box is too heavy.
Murphy discomfiting Cornwall at the back but City striker doesn't have the strength to capitalise, and the defender recovers.
Cian Murphy struggling to get into the game at the moment. He chases down a flick-on but McGuinness is quick off his line.
The only point of note in the last few minutes has been the return of a ball from a back garden on the Derrynane Road, leading to the referee having to stop play because of there being a second ball on the pitch.
Bohs looking by far the more assured side so far, as you'd expect.
McGlade picks up a loose ball thirty yards out, takes a touch and shoots wide of the left-hand post.
Casey met the corner on the meat and should really have scored. His header flies two feet over the bar.
Grant skins Kargbo on the left after beating Ochieng and wins a corner after Ochieng comes back at him.
Soft free-kick to City on the right-hand side. O'Connor swings in a decent ball but nobody can reach it and it runs harmlessly wide.
Soft enough free-kick to Bohs about 30 yards out after Olowu impedes his man. Casey drills it a few feet wide of the left-hand post. McNulty didn't look worried.
Grant is stamping his authority on the game for the visitors; he's popping up all over the pitch and dictating the play.
City finally string a few passes together. Byrne and Dalling link up on the left, but the latter's cross sails behind.
Dalling breaks through the centre after a loose Bohs pass, but although his shot is on target, it's an easy take for McGuinness.
City just can't hang onto the ball at the minute.
A crunching tackle in midfield by Ochieng on Lunney looked good, but Coleman appeared to pull Lunney back directly afterwards. The free-kick is spread wide right, but over-hit and runs out of play.
Dalling wins a corner on the left; the initial set-piece from McGlade was knocked clear and the next ball in was clamied well by McGuinness under pressure from Olowu.
Very nice from Grant in the build-up, it must be said.
Andre Wright, in splendid isolation, finishes scruffily from the right-hand corner of the six-yard box after McNulty in the City goal makes a mess of a harmless-looking shot from Grant.
Cagey start, with both teams looking to shake off some rust after the long lay-off.
City playing into the Curragh Road end in the first half.
Kick-off minutes away. Delighted to note that Ger Canning is behind the mic for this one.
Keith Buckley's side show three changes from their last pre-hiatus game at home to Shelbourne, with Anto Breslin, Dawson Devoy and JJ Lunney coming in for Patrick Kirk, Conor Levingston and Daniel Mandroiu.
Inasmuch as it's relevant after such a long lay-off, City have made four changes to their line-up since their last game away to St. Pat's in early March. Kevin O'Connor, Uniss Kargbo, Alan Bennett and Cian Murphy replace Ronan Hurley, Charlie Fleming, Joe Redmond and Beineoin O'Brien-Whitmarsh.
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Good afternoon all and welcome to Turner's Cross for today's Airtricity League Premier Division clash between Cork City and Bohemians. Both sides enter the game in contrasting situations; while the hosts languish at the foot of the table with a solitary victory and a single goal scored from the five game played before lockdown, Bohs know that a win would bring them to within a point of Dundalk in second place. Kick-off is at 5pm.