Saints Win And Extend Winning Streak To 5

  • Fri, Jul 17, 2015 @ 23:19

Two second-half goals secured a fifth consecutive league win for St Patrick's Athletic as they shrugged off their European woes with this a hard-earned 2-0 SSE Airtricity League Premier Division success over Drogheda United.

Although Killian Brennan struck the crossbar with an early free-kick for St Pat's, Drogheda had the better opportunities in open play in the first half, notably when Tiarnan Mulvenna shot wide with only Brendan Clarke to beat.

Brennan had a penalty saved by Micheal Schlingermann and the Boynesiders looked on course for a point with 20 minutes left, but in the 75th minute Brennan headed home a corner and deep into stoppage time Jamie McGrath sealed victory for the away side.

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Limerick / October 19th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Markets Field

League Goals

Jake Keegan

7

Conan Byrne

7

Dean Clarke

5

Ryan Brennan

4

Thomas Byrne

3

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Pos Team Pld Pts
1Dundalk3483
2Cork City3471
3Shamrock Rovers3459
4Waterford FC3456
5St. Patrick's Athletic3444
6Bohemian FC3343
7Derry City3342
8Sligo Rovers3338
9Limerick3427
10Bray Wanderers3315