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Ireland's Cillian Sheridan scored his first Champions League goal tonight

The APOEL frontman was on target in a 2-2 draw with HJK Helsinki.

IRELAND INTERNATIONAL CILLIAN Sheridan scored a valuable equaliser for Cypriot champions APOEL in the Champions League this evening.

The 25-year-old Cavan native, who joined the club from Kilmarnock in 2013, headed home on 74 minutes to help his side grab a draw and two away goals against HJK Helsinki in the third qualifying round.

It is a first goal in the competition for the former Celtic striker, who is capped three times for Ireland’s senior team.

Watch the goal below (2:15 in): 

Source: Sigmalive/YouTube

(h/t: Emerald Exiles

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