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Shamrock Rovers Score Last Minute Equaliser To Take Control Of Europa League Qualifier

Shamrock Rovers Score Last Minute Equaliser To Take Control Of Europa League Qualifier

Shamrock Rovers Rating Final Minute Equaliser To Take Management Of Europa League Qualifier

Shamrock Rovers bought their European marketing campaign underway on Thursday evening.

On a busy evening for Irish sides in Europe – with St Patrick’s Athletic and Cork Metropolis additionally in motion – Rovers had been the opening act. The Tallaght facet travelled to tackle Norwegian facet SK Brann within the first qualifying spherical of the Europa League and recorded a well-earned 2-2 draw.

Roberto Lopes made the distinction for Stephen Bradley’s crew, scoring twice on the evening, and Jack Byrne’s deliveries proved harmful all night. Lopes’ stoppage-time equaliser put the Irish facet in command of the Europa League tie.

The house facet opened the scoring after 12-minutes by means of Taijo Teniste, who netted previous Alan Mannus with a brilliantly struck dipping shot into the underside left-hand nook.

Rovers had cleared the preliminary nook, however couldn’t stop Teniste taking a contact and hanging the ball from distance.

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Rovers labored their method into the match and registered a priceless away aim 12 minutes earlier than half-time.

Byrne curled an correct free-kick supply into the Brann penalty space, the place Lopes linked with a diving header to knock the ball house and provides the Tallaght facet benefit within the tie.

Nonetheless, only a minute after scoring on the different finish, Lopes gave away a penalty. The Rovers defender fouled Veton Berisha within the field, and the Brann striker made no mistake together with his spot kick to place the Norwegians again in entrance.

The Irish facet had the most effective probability of an excellent second half, however Aaron Greene did not convert his probability. Byrne performed in Trevor Clarke with a intelligent move past the Brann defence, the left-back squared the ball to Greene who someway managed to hit the Brann goalkeeper from six-yards out with a tame, scuffed try on aim.

Rovers’ probability to take management of the tie gone till Lopes powered house a header within the remaining minute of stoppage time. The return leg is at Tallaght Stadium subsequent Thursday.