Jonny Evans believes Northern Ireland’s 3-2 friendly win over the Czech Republic in Prague shows Michael O’Neill’s men are equipped to reach Euro 2020 via the qualifying play-offs.
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Michael O’Neill has told his Northern Ireland side their 3-2 friendly win over the Czech Republic shows they can reach Euro 2020 via the play-offs.
Paddy McNair drew rave reviews from Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill after his brace powered the Green and White Army to a 3-2 friendly win over the Czech Republic in Prague.
Michael O’Neill was proud of the way his players hung on as Northern Ireland survived a late fightback to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in Prague and secure a first friendly away win in 13 years.
Northern Ireland achieved what England could not as they beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in Prague on Monday but they had to cling on as the hosts threatened to come back from three goals down.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill hit back at Ronald Koeman after the Holland coach called his side’s style “outrageous” and “terrible to watch”.
Northern Ireland face the Czech Republic in Prague on Monday night in a friendly.
Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum will be braced for a tough night when Holland visit Windsor Park next month after Northern Ireland threatened to pull off a shock win in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Stuart Dallas has called on Northern Ireland to pick themselves and get a result in Monday’s friendly against the Czech Republic after Thursday’s last-gasp defeat to Holland left them floored.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill will try to use the pain of Thursday night’s late collapse against Holland to inspire his side in a last-ditch bid to save their Euro 2020 qualifying hopes next month.
Michael O’Neill admitted the odds were firmly against Northern Ireland qualifying directly for Euro 2020 after a heartbreaking late defeat to Holland on Thursday night.
Michael O’Neill had no other word for it after three late goals from Holland turned what would have been a famous night in Rotterdam into a heartbreaking defeat for Northern Ireland: devastated.
Paddy McNair is hoping Holland underestimate Northern Ireland in their crunch Euro 2020 qualifier in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Michael O’Neill is optimistic that Jamal Lewis will be fit for the crunch Euro 2020 qualifier against Holland later this month after x-rays ruled out a fractured elbow for the Norwich left-back.
Uncapped St Johnstone winger Matthew Kennedy has been drafted into the Northern Ireland squad for the Euro 2020 qualifier against Holland and friendly meeting with the Czech Republic.
Paddy McNair has told his Northern Ireland team-mates to keep believing they can qualify for Euro 2020 after their hopes took a hit with Monday’s 2-0 home defeat to Germany.
Michael O’Neill was left to rue to the lack of Premier League experience in his side after Northern Ireland’s spirited display was not enough in Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Germany.
Michael O’Neill admitted it would take time to shake off the disappointment of Monday’s defeat to Germany but insisted he could take encouragement from Northern Ireland’s performance heading into the remaining fixtures of the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Michael O’Neill called Northern Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Germany a “wasted opportunity”.
Northern Ireland resume their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign on Monday night with a fixture against Germany at Windsor Park.