Result: Cork City 2 - St Pat's 0

  • Mon, May 01, 2017 @ 22:35

Cork City defeated EA Sports Cup holders St Patrick's Athletic 2-0 in their quarter-final clash at Turner's Cross this afternoon.

The runaway league leaders scored second-half goals through Connor Ellis and Stephen Dooley to progress.

Ellis opened the scoring in the 67th minute, but the striker needed to bites at the cherry to beat Barry Murphy in the Saints goal, slotting home from close range after his first attempt was saved.

St Patrick's Athletic were almost level 10 minutes later, but Ian Bermingham's shot clipped the outside of the post as Cork rode their luck.

Stephen Dooley sealed the win in stoppage time as he ghosted into the area and fired past Murphy.



Next Fixture

Bohemians / April 27th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Richmond Park

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Pos Team Pld Pts
1Dundalk1024
2Cork City1022
3Derry City1021
4Waterford FC1121
5Shamrock Rovers1216
6St. Patrick's Athletic1116
7Bohemian FC1212
8Sligo Rovers1010
9Limerick119
10Bray Wanderers114