It's the same old story for Longford Town - find it hard to score and can't stop conceding.
Matthew O'Brien's free just goes over the bar.
Junior and Akintunde have been brilliant tonight. They combine with Junior hitting a sweet strike to the net.
From the corner Danny Lafferty volleys the ball over the bar.
A fantastic block by Aaron Robinson and Akintunde was ready to pull the trigger.
Evan McLaughlin's ball is too heavy and it goes out for a Town throw-in.
The Town bench and supporters vent their anger at the linesman who signals for offside after Aaron Dobbs played a sublime ball over the top to Dean Williams. He looked onside and even Liam Coyle admitted that.
Close!! Junior laid the ball to Evan McLaughlin but his low drive just went inches wide.
Bastien Hery clips the ball over the Town defence but Town keeper Lee Steacy is able to gather.
It comes to nothing.
Rob Manley's persistence earns his side a corner.
Bastien Hery is one for Derry.
Dylan Grimes takes the kick but the Derry wall does its job.
Dean Williams is fouled and it's a free for the home side.
Rob Manley's ball across the box is cleared by Eoin Toal. Great defending.
Paddy Kirk show some silky skills but his ball into the box was poor and Derry cleared.
Evan McLaughlin's corner finds Cameron McJannet but he somehow screwed his shot and it went wide.
Akintunde is causing problems for the Town defence.
A good move from the visitors yields a goal. James Akintunde laid the ball off to Danny Lafferty and he fired home
Aodh Dervin charges down Cameron McJannet's effort and it's out for a corner.
Great through ball from Aodh Dervin to Rob Manley and he forces a corner. It comes to nothing.
Junior wins a corner for Derry.
James Akintunde's effort is well blocked down by Aaron O'Driscoll, the ball falls to Evan McLaughlin but it goes wide.
The home side have to make an early change - Shane Elworthy picks up an injury and is replaced hy Karl Chambers.
What a difference a week makes. This time last week the sun was shining and the weather was beautiful for Town's FAI Cup game with Bangor GG, this evening everyone has warm coats on. You gotta love Ireland's weather.
A corner for Derry taken by Evan McLaughlin but Joe Manley heads the danger away.
Slow start from Derry. The home side have started with a real purpose.
Rob Manley with a chance but he puts it over the bar.
Just seconds after the kick-off and Town have a great chance. Dylan Grimes with a ball into Aaron McNally and he forces Nathan Gartside into making an early save.
Competition: 2021 League of Ireland Premier Division
Date: 7:30 p.m. July 31, 2021