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Ireland Fans React To 2-0 Victory Over Moldova

Ireland came into their clash with Moldova on Friday night knowing they had to win to have any chance of qualifying from Group D. 

With Wales beating Georgia away from home earlier in the evening, the pressure was intensified but the Boys in Green brilliantly stepped up to the plate, albeit against a much lesser opposition.

Two goals inside 20 minutes essentially sealed the deal for Martin O’Neill’s men with Moldova having nothing but pride to play for in the group anyway.

In the first half it was, unsurprisingly, this man who was singled out by fans and neutrals alike.

The second half didn’t pack as much of a punch but the result was realistically all that mattered on a night like Friday. Following the game, Ireland fans were pretty happy to take the result and run ahead of the biggest match for the Boys in Green since their last 16 clash with France at Euro 2016 on Monday night versus Wales.

With Serbia losing to Austria, the group is also now that bit more undecided than it was previously going into the final night.

There was also a couple of mentions for Sean Maguire following the qualifier. The Preston North End man was making his first appearance for his country at this level.

Ireland take on Wales next at the Cardiff City Stadium on Monday night knowing they could still potentially top the group. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.

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