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Northern Ireland 1-1 Romania: Late goal cancels out Liam Boyce's opener


Northern Ireland 1-1 Romania: Late goal cancels out Liam Boyce’s opener to deny first Nations League win for Ian Baraclough’s relegated side

  • Liam Boyce put Northern Ireland ahead in the 56th minute from a set-piece 
  • Eric Bicfalvi scored in final 10 minutes for Romania to level the game up 
  • Northern Ireland finished bottom of their Nations League B group 

Nothern Ireland were denied a positive end to their Nations League B campaign after a late Romania goal secured a 1-1 draw at Windsor Park.

The hosts made the breakthrough in the second half when a well-worked routine saw Boyce provide the finish at the back post for his second international goal.

Romania hit back just under 10 minutes from time as Eric Bicfalvi steered home to level the game up. 

More to follow. 

Liam Boyce celebrates after putting Northern Ireland ahead from a well-worked set piece

Liam Boyce celebrates after putting Northern Ireland ahead from a well-worked set piece

Boyce finished off a fine ball from Michael Smith for his second international goal

Boyce finished off a fine ball from Michael Smith for his second international goal

 

Ian Baraclough's side were aiming to end their miserable Nations League campaign on a high

Ian Baraclough’s side were aiming to end their miserable Nations League campaign on a high

Northern Ireland were already relegated from League B ahead of kick-off at Windsor Park

Northern Ireland were already relegated from League B ahead of kick-off at Windsor Park 



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