Harps drop a corner in and mad scramble in the Rovers box. The Hoops clear.
Ollie Horgan gets a yellow card. Stephen Bradley is suspended after his red against Shels last time out.
Rhys Marsall has come on for the Hoops.
Big shouts for a penalty - maybe a handball by Ronan Finn. No penalty given by Rob Hennessy.
Graham Burke (Shamrock Rovers) scores as he comes onto a header back across the goal and Burke slots home with his left boot as Mark McGinley gets his hands on the ball but he can't direct it away from the goal.
McEneff scores again. 2-2. How could anyone watch football— Finn Harps FC (@FinnHarpsFC) November 20, 2020
McEneff scores again. 2-2. How could anyone watch football
Sean Kavanagh cuts inside and hits a looping right foot cross that Mark McGineley catches under no pressure.
We must have a result this evening so if there are no more goals, we will have extratime and maybe penalties.
Sean Kavanagh bends a left foot cross into the box that just avoids a touch to take the ball into the goal.
It has been a mad few minutes in Donegal.
Aaron McEneff (Shamrock Rovers) scores from the penalty spot. Incredible scenes as McEneff has taken three penos and scored two of them.
Mark McGinley takes down Graham Burke as he runs onto a Jack Byrne pass and it is yet another penalty. Rovers' third of the game. Amazing.
Aaron McEneff (Shamrock Rovers) scores from the penalty spot after Harps handles the ball in the area after that peno miss. Ballsy from McEneff to take another spot kick and score it.
Aaron McEneff (Shamrock Rovers) misses from the penalty spot with Mark McGinley saving the effort. Ball comes back in and a handball. Another spot kick!
Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick.
Karl O'Sullivan volleys one beyond his own goal.
Offside from that free.
Graham Burke is fouled and Rob Hennessy gives a free. Jack Byrne to send into the area.
Joey O'Brien (Shamrock Rovers) is booked for a late tackle on Mark Russell just inside Rovers' half.
Ball comes all the way to Barry McNamee and Ronan Finn closes him down. Eventually he does shoot but straight at Mannus. Harps are well worth this lead - playing very well.
Brilliant play by Mark Russell who take on two Rovers players, gets the ball in the box and Adam Foley heads on target forcing a save out in front of Alan Mannus.
Looks like Harps narrowed the pitch for this match.
David Webster is on throw duty and Alan Mannus nearly gets caught out with the near post flick on. The towel is out to help him. Tony McNamee is on the bench - he usually hurls them into the box but Webster doing a good job there.
Jack Byrne trying some silky skilss on the sticky pitch. Liam Scales puts the ball into the box and Danny Lafferty looks for a corner kick but no joy.
Graham Burke, just returned from the Ireland squad, has space and he shoots but hits it from distance a distance over the bar.
Rovers have only trailed twice in domestic action this season against Derry City and Dundalk and they won both games. They didn't trail by two goals in either of those matches though.
Rob Hennessy is the ref this evening. He took charge when the teams played a couple of weeks ago in Ballybofey. Rovers won that league game 2-0 with Joey O'Brien and Max Murphy scoring.
The Hoops only defeat this season was to AC Milan and they haven't lost a domestic game since September 2019. Harps have lost 11 of the last dozen games against Rovers.
Stephen Folan (Finn Harps) scores as his looping header at the back post beats Alan Mannus and Ronan Finn who is standing on the post for this free kick from the left off Ryan Connolly. Harps won the free on the sideline near the cornerflag after Lee Grace bundled over Barry McNamee.
Danny Lafferty goes close with a back post header running onto a Jack Byrne cross. He heads back across goal but wide of the Harps post.
Barry McNamee (Finn Harps) scores as he exploits a slip from Liam Scales to score after some nice play from Adam Foley on the left. Great start for the home team.
Sustained pressure from Harps doing well to hold onto possession without losing it to Rovers or the pitch.
This is the sixth time the teams have met in the FAI Cup. Harps have yet to win a tie. The teams met last year in Tallaght with Dan Carr getting the only goal of the game.
Stephen Bradley was asked about the pitch which a concern after last time?
“No, it is what it is. There’s no excuses and we’ll go and play the game.”
Harps in their luminous yellow card - luminous at the start of the game but will soon be caked in mud. Rovers in their change purple kit. They wore green tracksuits right up until kick off.
Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick from the right and he finds Liam Scales who gets his head on it but straight at Mark McGinley.
Jack Byrne (Shamrock Rovers) takes a corner-kick from the left but too deep.
Good evening. Macdara Ferris with the updates tonight. We have Stuart Connolly and Clare McCahill in Finn Park this evening. Stuart is writing our match report and Clare is taking photos. Hope they are well wrapped up as it is a very wet night in Ballybofey.