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The Swiss goals that ended Ireland's unbeaten run in the Euro 2020 qualifiers

Haris Seferovic and Edimilson Fernandes gave the home side a deserved victory this evening in Geneva.

Updated Oct 15th 2019, 9:40 PM

switzerland-v-republic-of-ireland-uefa-euro-2020-qualifying-group-d-stade-de-geneve Switzerland players celebrate following Haris Seferovic's goal against Ireland. Source: Simon Cooper

SWITZERLAND RAN OUT 2-0 winners against the Republic of Ireland in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Geneva.

The hosts went in front in the 16th minute thanks to a strike from just outside the box by Haris Seferovic, which Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph was unable to keep out.

Ireland had captain Seamus Coleman sent off for a hand-ball in the 76th minute, but Darren Randolph kept the visitors in the game by saving the resultant penalty from Ricardo Rodriguez.

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The Swiss capped the win — and Ireland’s first defeat of the campaign — in stoppage time when Edimilson Fernandes scored despite the best efforts of Shane Duffy.

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