0 - 1
FT

Scored: 39'
- Jordan Gibson 39'

Red: 53'
- Garry Buckley 53'

Live Updates for Dundalk -v- Sligo Rovers

Updates by Macdara Ferris

90' + 4'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Dundalk and Sligo Rovers.

90' + 4'

Incredible save from Ed McGinty off Wilfried Zahibo!

90' + 2'

Wilfied Zahibo turns his header on target and Ed McGinty scrambles across to save.

90'

An extra four minutes at the end of this half.

90'

Walter Figueira tries one from inside his own half and it isn't too far away!

89'

Corner Kick

Michael Duffy (Dundalk) takes a corner-kick.

88'

Michael Duffy wins a free wide on the left to whip into the box. Ed McGinty does well to take Duffy's centre.

86'

Michael Duffy gets up to head Dan Cleary's looping cross low in front of Ed McGinty who holds on to that effort.

84'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

83'

Patrick McEleney drives a cross back post and it comes to Midtskogen but his header while on target is straight at Ed McGinty.

81'

Substitution

Ole Erik Midtskogen (in) - Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe (out) (Dundalk).

80'

Corner Kick

Michael Duffy (Dundalk) takes a corner-kick from the right. Ed McGinty comes off his line through some traffic to catch cleanly.

79'

Yellow Card

Daniel Kelly (Dundalk) is booked for going through on Ed McGinty as he has to deal with a bouncing back pass.

77'

Corner Kick

Michael Duffy (Dundalk) takes a corner-kick. Headed out to Sean Murray but he can't get his foot over the volley and it flys over the bar.

74'

Substitution

Colm Horgan (in) - Johnny Kenny (out) (Sligo Rovers).

73'

Couple of chances for Dundalk in the box.

71'

Raivis Jurkovskis comes onto the ball at the back post but he slices his shot well wide.

69'

Michael Duffy cuts across the ball with his head when he should have put his forehead through it.

66'

Substitution

Patrick McEleney (in) - Chris Shields (out) (Dundalk).

66'

Sean Murray has been lively and he has space to shoot. Nearly hits RTÉ's scaffold for the camera behind the goal.

62'

Sean Murray lays it off to the right and Daniel Kelly lifts it over the bar when he should have worked Ed McGinty.

61'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

60'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick as Junior blocks McCourts cross off a Greg Bolger over hit free kick on the right. This is blocked too.

56'

Substitution

Daniel Kelly and his pace comes in and Han Jeongwoo who was pretty anonomous is out (Dundalk).

55'

Substitution

Shane Blaney (in) - Romeo Parkes (out) (Sligo Rovers).

53'

53'

Second Yellow & Red Card

Garry Buckley (Sligo Rovers) receives a second yellow card and is sent off for another high challenge this time on Junior. He gets his second yellow from Rob Hennessy. Dundalk looked a bit lost in this game but they have a lifeline.

53'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

52'

Dan Cleary has a free kick in his own half. He turns around to give to Peter Cherrie and he puts it straight out for a corner. Desperate stuff from Dundalk. 

50'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick again from the right after Dan Cleary cleared his first one. Banks gets up for it but steers it high over the cross bar.

49'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick after Val Adedokun put it behind for a set peice.

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between Dundalk and Sligo Rovers has started.

45' + 1'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between Dundalk and Sligo Rovers.

45'

One additional minute at least in this half.

39'

39'

ASSIST!

Romeo Parkes (Sligo Rovers) provides the assist.

39'

GOAL!

Jordan Gibson (Sligo Rovers) scores as he takes Romeo Parkes pass, skips by Andy Boyle and hammers a low shot from outside the area into the bottom corner of the net.

35'

Yellow Card

Garry Buckley (Sligo Rovers) is booked for a very high challenge on Val Adedokun.

32'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

31'

Johnny Kenny robs the ball off Val Adedokun and races clear on goal. Peter Cherrie saves.

30'

Another good run from Sean Murray and he is only stopped by a Mahon foul. 35 yards out. Dundalk may go direct with this free kick.

25'

Sean Murray with a smart turn on half way and he opens up the play bringing Michael Duffy in. He squares to Chris Shields but his effort from distance is wild.

19'

Han forces another save from Ed McGinty.

18'

Greg Bolger shoots - and it goes wide. Not a renowned goalscorer - he got four in 75 competitive games over three seasons with his last club Shamrock Rovers. 

16'

Chris Shields with a couple of great passes opening up the play for the Lilywhites.

15'

Pressure from Chris Shields sees the ball get to Han. He feeds Junior who has a shot but sends it straight at Ed McGinty.

12'

Corner Kick

Robbie McCourt (Sligo Rovers) takes a corner-kick.

11'

Walter Figueira rattles the crossbar with his right boot from just outside the area. Peter Cherrie could only watch it come back out.

9'

Jordan Gibson bundles over Chris Shields in front of the ref. Not very subtle.

3'

Ed McGinty does well to smother Junior's effort from the edge of the six yard box.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Dundalk and Sligo Rovers has kicked off.

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David Wilson was on the pre-match zoom call and he heard from both Jim Magilton and Daniel Cleary. You can check out his articles below and Sean O'Connor penned our match preview.

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Good evening everyone. Macdara Ferris here ( @macdarabueller ) to take you through tonight's action. We have Sean O'Connor in Oriel Park this evening to write our match report and Ben Whitley has got one of the six spots available for photographers that are currently allowed due to COVID-19 restrictions.





Dundalk
LSept. 11, 2021
Longford 1 - 0 Dundalk
LSept. 14, 2021
Sligo 2 - 1 Dundalk
DSept. 17, 2021
Harps 3 - 3 Dundalk
WSept. 21, 2021
Dundalk 3 - 1 Harps
WSept. 24, 2021
Dundalk 4 - 1 Sligo
Peter Cherrie 14
Goalkeeper
Raivis Jurkovskis 13
Defender
Daniel Cleary 21
Defender
Andy Boyle 4
Defender
Han Jeongwoo 77
56'
56Subbed Off: Daniel Kelly 56'
Midfielder
Michael Duffy 7
Midfielder
Sean Murray 16
Midfielder
© Chris Shields 5
66'
66Subbed Off: Patrick McEleney 66'
Midfielder
Wilfried Zahibo 19
Midfielder
Val Adedokun 25
Forward
Junior 20
81'
81Subbed Off: Ole Erik Midtskogen 81'
Forward

Substitutes
Darragh Leahy 15
Defender
Daniel Kelly 27
56'
56Subbed On: Han Jeongwoo 56'
Booked: 79'
Forward
Enda Douglas
Defender
Alessio Abibi 1
Goalkeeper
Patrick McEleney 11
66'
66Subbed On: Chris Shields 66'
Midfield
Ole Erik Midtskogen 17
81'
81Subbed On: Junior 81'
Forward
Ryan O'Kane 28
Midfield
Jesus Perez 90
Forward
Greg Sloggett 10
Midfield
Sligo
DSept. 3, 2021
Drogheda 0 - 0 Sligo
WSept. 10, 2021
Sligo 2 - 0 St. Pats
WSept. 14, 2021
Sligo 2 - 1 Dundalk
LSept. 18, 2021
Sligo 0 - 1 Shamrock R
LSept. 24, 2021
Dundalk 4 - 1 Sligo
1 Edward McGinty
Goalkeeper
5 Robbie McCourt
Defender
21 John Mahon
Defender
2 Lewis Banks
Defender
8 Niall Morahan
Midfielder
7 Jordan Gibson
Midfielder
Scored: 39'
26 Garry Buckley
Midfielder
Booked: 35'
Booked: 53'
Sent Off: 53'
6 Greg Bolger ©
Midfielder
27 Romeo Parkes
Forward 55'
55Subbed Off: Shane Blaney 55'
24 Johnny Kenny
Forward 74'
74Subbed Off: Colm Horgan 74'
10 Walter Figueira
Forward

Substitutes
23 Scott Lynch
Defender
3 Colm Horgan
Defender 74'
74Subbed On: Johnny Kenny 74'
Cillian Heaney
Forward
3 Regan Donelon
Defender
9 Ryan De Vries
Forward
20 Darren Collins
Forward
22 David Cawley
Midfield
30 Richard Brush
Goalkeeper
14 Shane Blaney
Midfield 55'
55Subbed On: Romeo Parkes 55'

MATCH INFO

Competition: 2021 League of Ireland Premier Division

Date: 7:45 p.m. May 7, 2021

Venue: Oriel Park

Referee: Robert Hennessy

Attendance: Unknown

TV: RTE2

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