The game has ended between Derry City and St. Patrick's Athletic. Pat's took the lead through Lee Desmond after 22 minutes. Ronan Boyce bundled the ball home to equalise five minutes later. Joe Thompson fired home exquisitely to put Derry in front with 21 minutes to before a Billy KIng header six minutes from time gave Pat's a share of the spoils. Thank you for following tonight's action with us. Stay safe and see you next time.
Mountney fires Benson's corner over from six yards after Ian Bermingham's effort was deflected wide. Mountney should have done better.
Patching's corner is cleared by Pat's who move up the pitch.
Four minutes added
Akintunde does well to get into the box before pulling his shot just wide from close range.
McJannet stops Melvin Lambert from going one on one with Gartside after using his strength to make sure the Saints striker didn't get to the ball.
Billy King (St. Patrick's Athletic) scores. King finds himeslf unmarked at the far post before heading McCormack's cross past Gartside to equalise.
Another Pat's long ball up towards Melvin Lambert, but the ball trickles over the end line to safety.
A long ball forward sees Gartside beat Melvin Lambert to the ball.
Coughlan shoots well wide from 30 yards.
Forrester's low shot falls to Melvin Lambert but his effort is blocked and Derry can clear.
Benson's cross is sliced behind by Toal for a corner.
Joe Thomson (Derry City) scores. Thompson fires past Jaros from the edge of the box after getting onto the end of a loose ball following Patching's free kick from 40 yards.
Coughlan is played through by Forrester, but he fires wide from seven yards.
Patching plays a long pass, but Jaros comes out to smoother the ball.
Harkin's long ball finds Parkhouse who twists and turns to make space for himself before firing well over the cross-bar from the edge of the box.
Patching's effort from distance goes comfortably wide of Jaros' goal.
Pat's have the ball in the net, as Mountney converts Forrester's high through ball. However, the former Dundalk man was clearly off-side and the assitant referee's flag went up accordingly.
Mountney trys to play in King but his through ball goes out for a goal kick to Derry.
Nothing substantial to report from the last few minutes of action.
Forrester presses high up the pitch to win the ball back for Pat's before unleashing a powerful shot from 25 yards which went five yards over the Derry goal.
Four minutes of added time.
Akintunde twists and turns before having a shot that's deflected behind.
Bone's cross from deep is headed away by Toal. Toal has been extremely reliable in the air for Derry tonight.
Patching's close range free kick is fumbled wide by Jaros for a corner. The resulting set piece is dealt with by the Saints keeper.
Lafferty's cross is flicked away by Desmond with Parkhouse lurking dangerously behind the Saints defender.
A cross from the right is headed just wide at the far post by Griffin. The Saints defender seems to have hurt himself in a collision with Boyce who was also challenging for the ball.
McJannet meets Patching's corner, but it's blocked and cleared by Pat's.
Ronan Boyce (Derry City) scores. The original corner is headed goalwards by Toal and Forrester clears it off the line for a corner. The subsequent corner wasn't dealt with by Pat's and the ball is scrambled in with Boyce claiming it.
Patching is down receiving treatment. The midfielder seems to be winded.
Lee Desmond (St. Patrick's Athletic) scores. Mountney's corner is initially punched away but Desmond gets up to head the loose ball into Gartside's top corner to give Pat's the lead.
Toal blocks Benson's cross for a corner.
Lewis plays a long ball from deep towards Forrester but Gartise rushes out to claim.
Desmond is forced to head a couple of dangerous Derry crosses clear. We're still waiting for our first real chance.
Toal clears the resulting set piece. This time it goes out for a throw in at the halfway line.
Toal heads Benson's corner behind.
Derry get back to deny Billy King a shot at goal after a good ball in by Mountney.
Benson latches onto a loose ball and plays in Coughlan, but his effort from 15 yards is well blocked by Toal.
Lively start by both sides. Neither team giving the other too much time on the ball.
Benson plays Mountney down the line on the overlap, Mountney then puts in a dangerous cross but Boyce clears.
City win another corner. Patching takes and it's eventually cleared by Lewis.
Derry win a corner after good work from Parkhouse.
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Both sides come into this one on the back of wins. St Pat's beat Bohemians at Richmond Park on Frriday night while Derry left the RSC with three points after a 1-0 win against Waterford.
With just over 30 minutes to go to kick-off why not take a look at Andrew Dempsey's preview of tonight's game?
A warm welcome to you on this Monday evening where we're set to bring you through the Premier Division contest between Derry City and St Patrick's Athletic. Josh Dolan here and I'll be doing my best to bring you through the action from the Ryan McBride Brandywell Stadium. Tonight's starting teams should now be on either side of your screens.
Competition: 2021 League of Ireland Premier Division
Date: 5:45 p.m. May 24, 2021