Derry City sneaked into the third round of the EA Sports League Cup when they defeated a spirited Finn Harps on penalties in Ballybofey on Monday night.
Senior Team Match Reports
Finn Harps 1 - 1 Derry City (Derry win 6-5 on penalties)
Finn Harps 1 - 0 Mervue United
There was a theory that when Mervue United meet Finn Harps in Ballybofey, the two sides’ chemistry brings with it a guarantee of goals - but there was only one goal those who attended Finn Park left talking about on Friday night.
Longford Town 2 - 3 Finn Harps
Finn Harps recorded their first away victory of the season and in doing so inflicted a first home defeat of the season on league leaders Longford Town on Saturday night.
Cobh Ramblers 2 - 2 Finn Harps
St. Colman’s Park has been the place to be this season if it’s goals you’re after, and it didn’t disappoint on Saturday evening as Cobh Ramblers and Finn Harps played out a 2-2 draw in the Airtricity League First Division. Cobh struck first blood through Brian Fitzgerald, before Kevin McHugh equalised for the visitors. Davin O’Neill immediately pulled one back, but Sean McCarron (pictured) struck late to secure a point for the Harps.
Finn Harps 0 Waterford United 1
Paudie Quinn netted the only goal of the game twelve minutes from time to condemn Finn Harps to their first home defeat of the season. Quinn stole in to nod home at the near post after Darragh Walshe had skipped by Damien McNulty to swing in the cross.
Finn Harps 1 - 0 Salthill Devon
The Barclay’s Premier League trophy and the Community Shield were on display at Finn Park on Friday night but at least the local support left the ground happy having seen Finn Harps get back to winning ways with a narrow win over 10-man Salthill Devon.
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