Dire ‘Big Order’ for hoops after Gent trip

The FA Cup Extra.ie quarter-final match in Derry City will be a “huge request” for Shamrock Rovers’ determination after returning home after a comprehensive defeat to Gent in the Europa League group stages, according to former UCD Center and Sheffield Wednesday. Hoops midfielder Paul Currie.

by Stephen Bradley Lost 3-0 in Belgium on Thursday night In front of the favorites Group F, which leaves them at the bottom by one point before the matches against the Molde team, who also started the season with a draw and a defeat.

Next on the hoops on Sunday is a tough encounter in the cup at Ryan McBride Brandiwell Stadium (go on with your life RTÉ2 And the RTE player) against a Derry chasing champions team in the SSE Airtricity League Premier.

“It’s a huge test for Shamrock Rovers, a huge test for the team,” Corey told RTÉ’s. Ireland Morning.

Shamrock Rovers conceded the second goal after a Daniel Cleary error

“And to be honest, they couldn’t have picked a worse tie after seeing how much he robbed them last night. A long, long ride to Derry who is at a high level at this moment in time and has won the last five games.

“Mentally, more than anything, I think it’s going to be a huge demand for Rovers. The momentum is behind Derry. Their players up front are reaching their peak at a really good time in the season.

“Michael Duffy came back from a broken leg, scored an absolute goal last week. Patrick McClane, Will Buching, youngster (Sado) Diallo has joined the team, he has done everything well in recent weeks and given the chance to return to the back nature of what Rovers are doing Now (and) Derry’s shape, I think Derry is in Brandywell, I think you’d love them to go through it.”

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While Shamrock Rovers weren’t expecting to come out victorious over a team of Gent’s stature, Corey believes Bradley and his team will still be frustrated with the way they conceded first-half goals to Hugo Kuipers and Vadis Ogedja-Ovoye through defensive lapses. .

“I wouldn’t go so far as to say it was a reality check because I’m sure the players and the staff know well before the match, what level of opponent they’re up against,” he said.

“However, there were notable differences especially between the two teams in that first half. Sometimes they were outdone technically and physically, and Rovers made a lot of mistakes, especially when you look at the second goal.

“Once you are two goals behind against this rival caliber, you will always find it difficult to get back into the game.

Rory Gaffney vs. Bruno Godot, left, and Michael Ngdeo Ngadjoy from Ghent

“Gent took his foot in the second half and you could see that Rovers came into the game a little bit more and represented themselves better and created some chances,” he said.

“But then the third goal put him to sleep. Honestly, we shouldn’t be surprised when you mix in the budgets of the two clubs and the experience of Ghent, particularly in the group stages of European competitions.

“I’ve said it before, home games are likely to be their only chance of getting more points in this group, and if they can get their credit, let’s say four, I think that would be a really solid return.”

korean heart too Friday night in the FA Cup quarter-finals – Waterford vs Dundalk and United vs UCD – He is set to be closely seen given the two sides’ recent performances, and in Sunday’s Dublin derby between Shelburne and Bohemians, he said he is leaning towards last season’s runners-up to claim the win. .