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Jeff Hendrick scores the first Ireland goal of new Mick McCarthy era

Three points for Ireland – but the performance left a lot to be desired.

Ireland players celebrate with goalscorer Jeff Hendrick Ireland kicked off Euro 2020 qualifying with three points. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

JEFF HENDRICK’S SECOND-HALF strike was the game’s only goal as Ireland laboured to an unimpressive win in Gibraltar.

Hendrick picked his spot with this side-footed finish on 49 minutes to ensure that Mick McCarthy’s second spell as Ireland boss got off to a winning start.

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