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UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship Qualifying Round - Group Eight | Marijampole Stadium , Marijampole, Lithuania
05 October 2018 - 13:00 (15:00 local time)

Republic of Ireland 3 - 0 Faroe Islands

Singleton(25) Payne(70) McEvoy(75) full-time
Republic of Ireland Faroe Islands

Ireland WU19: Connell's side qualify for Elite Round

The Republic of Ireland Women's Under-19s qualified for the Elite Round of the UEFA Women's Under-19 Championships with a game to spare, after defeating the Faroe Islands 3-0 in Lithuania.
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5th Oct 2018

Goals from Chloe Singleton, Heather Payne (above) and Alannah McEvoy ensured the three points in Marijampole on Friday afternoon.

Head Coach Dave Connell made three changes to the side that defeated Lithuania 7-0 earlier this week. Goalkeeper Rachael Kelly, Chloe Singleton and Carla McManus were brought into the lineup, as Connell looked to keep the squad fresh throughout the Qualifying Round.

Singleton scored her second goal in two games, just midway through the first-half as Ireland went into the break in the lead.

Heather Payne doubled the lead in the 70th-minute, before substitute Alannah McEvoy wrapped up the three points five minutes later.

Speaking after the game, Dave Connell was pleased with the result that ensures qualification to the Elite Round.

"We came to Lithuania, hoping to win our first two games and that's what we have done. It's great to qualify, but our focus now turns to Monday's game against Ukraine.

"The girls weren't as clinical today as they were against Lithuania, so there's plenty to work on over the weekend."

Connell's side will hope to make it three wins from three on Monday. They play Ukraine in Marijampole. Kick-off is at 4pm (2pm Irish time).

Republic of Ireland: Rachael Kelly; Rachel Baynes (Leah Brady 78), Roisin McGovern, Sadhbh Doyle (Aoife Slattery 78), Lucia Lobato (Doireann Fahey 78); Tiegan Ruddy, Megan Mackey (capt) (Ciara Fowler 66), Chloe Singleton; Isibeal Atkinson, Heather Payne, Carla McManus (Alannah McEvoy 46)

Faroe Islands: Eyðgerð Mikkelsen; Maria Á Lakjuni (Rutt Hjelm Gregersen 73), Rebekka J. Olsen, Julia Helena Dal Henriksen, Poula Andreasen; Jensa Kannuberg Tórolvsdóttir (Ása Stórá Carlsen 73), Sara Samson Lamhauge; Sanna Jacobsen, Marjun Óladóttir Danielsen (capt) (Sólvá Strøm Olsen 81), Julia Naomi Mortensen; Mona Rasmusdóttir (Victoria Á Lakjuni 88)

Referee: Elvira Nurmustafina (KAZ)

Ireland WU19: Connell's side look to book Elite Round spot

Ireland WU19 Head Coach Dave Connell has reported a clean bill of health in his squad ahead of Friday's UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship Qualifying Round tie against the Faroe Islands.
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4th Oct 2018

Ireland defeated host Lithuania 7-0 on Tuesday evening, and Connell knows another three points on Friday will book the team's path to the Elite Round next Spring with a game to spare.

Ukraine defeated the Faroe Islands 4-0 on Tuesday, and Connell expects the opposition to come out fighting after a heavy defeat.

"The country have put a lot of structures in place for the women's game and that's coming to fruition now. We watched their game against Ukraine, and they created a lot of chances. We feel there is areas we can exploit and we hope to do that tomorrow."

Six different players scored in Tuesday's win, and Connell has been pleased with the depth of his squad this season.

"We hope to make a few changes. That will take some of the heat of some players that had a lot of game time going to Lithuania.

"When I look at our bench, I never have any issues putting any players on. It never upsets the rhythm of the team. Everyone understands their roles and responsibilities.

"We want to get the three points. We want to qualify and then focus on our last game."

Fixtures - Qualifying Round, Group Eight
05/10 - Republic of Ireland v Faroe Islands, Marijampole Stadium, Marijampole - 1pm
08/10 - Ukraine v Republic of Ireland, Marijampole Stadium, Marijampole - 2pm

Fixtures - Qualifying Round, Group Eight
02/10 - Republic of Ireland 7-0 Lithuania

Tactical Lineups

Republic of Ireland

16 Kelly (G) 2 Baynes 4 McGovern 5 Doyle 6 McManus 7 Atkinson 8 Ruddy 10 Mackey (C) 11 Payne 12 Singleton 13 Lobato

Coach

David Connell

Faroe Islands

12 Mikkelsen (G) 3 Lakjuni 4 Henriksen 5 Andreasen 7 Lamhauge 8 Tórolvsdóttir 9 Danielsen (C) 10 Mortensen 11 Svarvadal 17 Olsen 18 Rasmusdóttir

Substitutes

  • 1 Randi Á Bergi (G)
  • 2 Rebekka Eschen Danielsen
  • 6 Victoria Á Lakjuni
  • 13 Rutt Hjelm Gregersen
  • 14 Sólvá Strøm Olsen
  • 15 Ása Stórá Carlsen
  • 16 Eyðbjørg Ellingsgaard

Coach

John Petersen

Officials

  • Referee Elvira Nurmustafina
  • Assistant Referees Elena Alistratova
  • UEFA Delegate Eleni Kiriou
  • Assistant Referee Two Ugne Šmitaite
  • Fourth Official Lina Skladaityte

Minute by Minute Commentary

  • 1" The match is under way.
  • 2" Rachel Baynes (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Mona Rasmusdóttir (Faroe Islands).
  • 3" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 4" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 8" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 8" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 8" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 9" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 13" Carla McManus (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 14" Lucia Lobato (Republic of Ireland) is flagged for offside.
  • 15" Mona Rasmusdóttir (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Rachel Baynes (Republic of Ireland).
  • 18" Poula Andreasen (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland).
  • 18" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 19" Carla McManus (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 19" Lucia Lobato (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 21" Chloe Singleton (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 24" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 24" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 25" Chloe Singleton (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 27" Rebekka J. Olsen (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Lucia Lobato (Republic of Ireland).
  • 29" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) is flagged for offside.
  • 33" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Julia Naomi Mortensen (Faroe Islands).
  • 35" Carla McManus (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands).
  • 38" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) is flagged for offside.
  • 42" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 43" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) is flagged for offside.
  • 44" Julia Naomi Mortensen (Faroe Islands) misses the target.
  • 44" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 45" Lucia Lobato (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on @@player2 (@@team2).
  • 45+2" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) is flagged for offside.
  • The referee blows for half-time.
  • 46" The second half begins.
  • 46" Alannah McEvoy (in) - Carla McManus (out) (@@teamID)
  • 48" Megan Mackey (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 48" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 49" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 50" Lucia Lobato (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Maria Á Lakjuni (Faroe Islands).
  • 51" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 52" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 53" Chloe Singleton (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Julia Naomi Mortensen (Faroe Islands).
  • 54" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 54" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 55" Sanna Svarvadal (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Lucia Lobato (Republic of Ireland).
  • 55" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 61" Mona Rasmusdóttir (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Roisin McGovern (Republic of Ireland).
  • 63" Megan Mackey (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 63" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 63" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 66" Ciara Fowler (in) - Megan Mackey (out) (@@teamID)
  • 67" Sara Samson Lamhauge (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Roisin McGovern (Republic of Ireland).
  • 69" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 69" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 70" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands).
  • 70" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 70" Alannah McEvoy (Republic of Ireland) assists.
  • 72" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 72" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 73" Ása Stórá Carlsen (in) - Jensa Kannuberg Tórolvsdóttir (out) (@@teamID)
  • 73" Rutt Hjelm Gregersen (in) - Maria Á Lakjuni (out) (@@teamID)
  • 75" Alannah McEvoy (Republic of Ireland) scores!
  • 75" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) assists.
  • 78" Leah Brady (in) - Rachel Baynes (out) (@@teamID)
  • 78" Aoife Slattery (in) - Sadhbh Doyle (out) (@@teamID)
  • 78" Doireann Fahey (in) - Lucia Lobato (out) (@@teamID)
  • 79" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 79" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 79" Ciara Fowler (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 81" Sólvá Strøm Olsen (in) - Marjun Óladóttir Danielsen (out) (@@teamID)
  • 83" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 83" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 84" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 84" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 84" Mona Rasmusdóttir (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Aoife Slattery (Republic of Ireland).
  • 85" Chloe Singleton (Republic of Ireland) is flagged for offside.
  • 86" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 87" Sólvá Strøm Olsen (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland).
  • 88" Victoria Á Lakjuni (in) - Mona Rasmusdóttir (out) (@@teamID)
  • 89" Heather Payne (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 89" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 90" Ciara Fowler (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Julia Helena Dal Henriksen (Faroe Islands).
  • 90+1" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+1" Rachael Kelly (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 90+2" Isibeal Emma Atkinson (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 90+2" Doireann Fahey (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 90+2" Tiegan Ruddy (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 90+3" Chloe Singleton (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+3" Eyðgerð Mikkelsen (Faroe Islands) blocks a shot.
  • 90+3" Chloe Singleton (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 90+3" Sólvá Strøm Olsen (Faroe Islands) is penalised for a foul on @@player2 (@@team2).
  • The final whistle is blown.

Match Statistics

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Faroe Islands

Corners Won

7 0

Shots on Target

17 0

Shots off Target

5 1

Fouls Committed

8 9
  • Republic of Ireland

    Faroe Islands

  • 3Goals0
  • 0Yellow Card(s)0
  • 0Red Card(s)0
  • 17Shots on Goal0
  • 5Shots Wide1
  • 6Shot(s) Blocked0
  • 1Save(s)13
  • 28Total Shots1
  • 8Fouls Committed9
  • 7Corner(s)0
  • 6Offside(s)0