Pats have surely won it! A cross from Griffin from the left is failed to be cleared by the home defence and Alfie Lewis rifles the ball home into the top corner from 18 yards out. Great goal!
Chance for Lewis but hes smothered well by the Drogheda defence.
4 added minutes.
Great chance for McCormack after a Griffin cross from the left but he heads straight at Odumosu from the penalty spot.
Free kick for Pats, Burns gets fouled by Massey.
Will somebody score a goal? I hope so.
Doyle is flagged offside after a through ball from Heeney, both sides lacking the final ball.
O'Reilly gets up well at the back stick but can only head wide.
Brown wins the ball and Doyle is away down the right, he takes on Desmond but the big centre half blocks well and Jaros picks up the ball.
Thunderous challenge between Phillips and Lennon has both players needing treatment. Game stopped.
James Abankwah comes off after taking a knock but looked really impressive fior just 17 years old. One for the future, Lee Desmond comes on to the delight of the away fans.
Half chance for Drogheda. Lyons plays it back to Kane after being initially found by Kane. Kane sets up Phillips but he hits harmlessly over from 23 yards.
Burns skins Massey and pulls the ball back to Forrester he goes to place but Joe Redmond does really well to clear off the line.
Coughlan blazes a free kick over the top for Pats.
Odumosu looks like hes ok, Markey and Lyons on for Drogheda.
Looks like Odumosu has picked up a knock and Colin McCabe loos set to come on.
Coughlan wins the ball back from Heeney and gives it to Mattie Smith, Smith bends an effort towards goal but Odumosu saves comfortably.
Great chance for Coughlan. Lewis does really well to win the ball back and plays the ball out to Burns. Burns crosses for Coughlan who stole in between two defenders but could only head straight at Odumosu from 8 yards.
Pats trying to spring the third man run in behind as Coughlan comes short with Forrester running in behind, but the reds just can;t connect.
Phillips smacks over from the edge of the box after Adeyemo fluffs his effort.
two added minutes here.
Forrester just completely drags Heeney to the ground off the ball, the Pats midfielder is getting slightly tetchy.
Smth jinks inside but his cross goes straight to Odumosu.
Not too much to report lately, Pats slightly on top without creating anything of note.
The game comes to life Darragh Burns fails to find Forrester on the counter. Drogs win the ball back, Kane sends Doyle away down the left but Abankwah comes across and clears really well.
Good move from United, Massey finds Kane over the top who then found Phillips. He switched the ball to James Brown who crossed but Abankwah cleared well.
Good battle between Mattie Smith and James Brown, Brown tackles the Scot well and it results in a goal kick.
James Clarke escapes a yellow after a tough challenge on Abankwah.
Big chance for Pats, Burns slips Forrester in down the right but the midfielder drags his effort wide of the far post from a tight angle.
Barrettt makes a good challenge in the box on Clarke after Clarke and Doyle pressed Bone into making a mistake.
Good news for Drogheda today as both David Odumosu and Killian Phillips are named in the Irish under-21 squad.
Both sides have settled into the game nicely, the clash in systems should make for an interesting tactical battle.
Phillips jumps on a poor Barrett pass into midfiled and sets Doyle away down the inside left channel for Drogheda, Doyle skips inside but Abankwah blocks well for the away side.
Drogheda delpoying a 3-4-2-1 formation, Pats look to be 4-3-3. Free kick wide left for United.
Good evening, my name is David Wilson and I will be taking you through tonight's proceedings at Head in the Game Park.
Drogheda make three changes to their lineup, with Dane Massey, James Clarke and Luke Heeney all coming in to the side.
St. Patricks Athletic make one change to their side, Shane Griffin is in for Ian Bermingham.
Enjoy the game!
Competition: 2021 League of Ireland Premier Division
Date: 7:45 p.m. Oct. 1, 2021