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Drogheda United 3-2 UCD

Drogheda United continued their push up the table with a victory against winless UCD. Right from the off it looked like UCD would continue that fruitless spell they have been on of late. Drogheda dominated the opening exchanges as they pounded the Students goal first with a shot by David Cassidy and then with three straight corners. However Mark McGinley continued to stand firm, as he let nothing get past him.

The opening 15 minutes by all accounts was a scrappy midfield affair with neither goalkeeper really tested. The game got its opening goal just after the 20 minute mark when Gavin Brennan’s tricky run down the left wing caused all kinds of problems for Gareth Mathews, the ball was then played across the face of the goal for the simplest of finishes by Gary O’ Neill. This is a position the Students have become all too familiar with this season. Continue reading