Sport

Shamrock Rovers move closer to Europa League group stages

Aug 9, 2022 22:08 By Michael Cooke
Shamrock Rovers move closer to Europa League group stages Shamrock Rovers move closer to Europa League group stages
Share this article

Rovers are now guaranteed a place in the Europa Conference League group stages at worst.

Shamrock Rovers reached the Europa League play-offs following a 5-2 aggregate victory away to North Macedonian side Shkupi.

Rovers held a 3-1 advantage after the first leg and Stephen Bradley's men followed up by winning the second leg 2-1.

Two second-half goals from Rory Gaffney and Aidomo Emakhu sealed victory while Sunday Adetunji scored a late consolation goal for the hosts.

Advertisement

The Premier Division leaders will now play Ferencvaros in the Europa League play-offs after the Hungarians were beaten 4-1 on aggregate by Qarabag in their Champions League third-round qualifier.

Rovers are now guaranteed group stage football in Europe. Victory over Qarabag would see them reach the Europa League group stages whereas defeat would see them qualify for the group stages of the third-tier Europa Conference League.

Tags used in this article
Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2022 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus