N Ireland vs Luxembourg
7:45pm Thursday 5th September
A terror goal from Kevin Malget has been sufficient to provide an Northern Ireland side a 1-0 victory over Luxembourg in their Windsor Park friendly.
Malget strangely headed into his own net eight minutes before half-time to settle on a game because both sides seemed to important challenges to come on Monday.
For Northern Ireland, that is really a Euro 2020 qualifier from Germany, a game which loomed large as he sprung a few surprises at a line-up that is starting.
Cardiff defender Ciaron Brown – a week called into the U21s squad of Ian Baraclough and just uncapped at any given level – started and looked confident as O’Neill made eight changes to the side that beat Belarus in June.
Corry Evans survived, Together with Josh Magennis along with goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell, however Jonny Evans, Craig Cathcart and Conor Washington did not make the matchday squad.
Rather, the Bobby Burns, Alfie McCalmont and Ethan Galbraith took their places.
O’Neill’s side wouldn’t manage a shot however they would take the lead thanks to Malget aim before the break.
After Luxembourg didn’t deal with a corner, george Saville headed the ball back in the mixture. It period up until Malget, Even though goalkeeper Moris beat Tom Flanagan into the chunk.
Luxembourg were again stronger to begin the second half , together with Leandro Martins and Vincent Thill obtaining the shots on target of the night , but tested Peacock-Farrell.
Liam Donnelly – who has scored eight goals for Motherwell in eight to initiate the year – nearly got his first global goal after and arrived in the second half for his second cap.
Northern Ireland currently host Germany at European Qualifiers Group C, dwell on Sky Sports Main Event on Monday at 7.45pm.