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Twitter Reaction: An Awful Performance, But The Toon Are Loving Daryl!

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier, Stadion Rajko Mitic, Belgrade, Serbia 5/9/2016 Serbia vs Republic of Ireland Republic of Ireland's Jeff Hendrick scores a goal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Anyone that wasn’t in Thurles on Monday evening was likely glued to Ireland’s opening World Cup qualifier against Serbia in Belgrade.

Woeful defending allowed Jeff Hendrick put the Boys in Green ahead with just three minutes on the clock. Serbia hit back through Filip Kostic and a dubious penalty before Daryl Murphy equalised with 10 minutes remaining.

There were a number of key talking points though – at least as far as Twitter users were concerned!

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Robbie Brady’s efforts

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We’re giving the goal to Jeff Hendrick too. Just because…

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Some of the locals were not so impressed early on…

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The referee

The Newcastle connections were delighted by Daryl Murphy’s first international goal…

A performance that was, overall, fairly disappointing though…

The inevitable ‘supportive’ tweets…

Tweet of the Night… ahem

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