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Posted: Friday, February 26th 2021
Saturday, June 2nd 2018
Callum O’Dowda’s Republic of Ireland came from behind to defeat USA 2-1 at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday evening.
The 23-year-old completed 89 minutes for Martin O’Neill’s side in their final friendly of the season, winning his tenth cap.
Ireland bossed proceedings in the opening 45 minutes, only to create few opportunities, and their wastefulness was punished when USA took an undeserving lead with the final kick of the half.
Rubio Rubin rose well to win a header following a deep set-piece and Bobby Wood escaped his marker to convert from four yards.
However, Ireland equalised twelve minutes into the second half. O’Dowda delivered a wicked cross to the back post, which Kevin Long nodded down to Darragh Lenihan, whose driven shot was turned in by Graham Burke on the goalline.
Despite Lenihan having a goal ruled out for offside as the game entered its final stages, the hosts did manage to turn the game of its head in the 91st minute.
James McClean made a dazzling run into the area and Alan Judge – who replaced O’Dowda fewer than 60 seconds earlier – pinched the ball from the West Brom player and slammed a strike into the roof of the net to end Ireland’s four-game winless run.
O’Neill’s side return to action in September, when they travel to face Wales in the UEFA National League.
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