Good Luck Edogun On Target as Finn Harps Recovers from Draw with UCD

Good Luck Edogun On Target as Finn Harps Recovers from Draw with UCD Finn Harps regained their winning ways in the SSE Airtricity First Division on Friday night, defeating Wexford FC 2-0 at Finn Park. After a 1-1 stalemate with UCD last weekend, Ollie Horgan’s side needed a response, and they got it through the goalscoring prowess of Edogun. The Nigerian striker opened the scoring in the 25th minute, finishing clinically from close range after good work from Ryan Rainey. Wexford pushed for an equalizer but found Harps’ defense resolute. The visitors’ frustration grew as the match wore on, and they were reduced to 10 men when Conor O’Keefe was sent off for a second bookable offense. Edogun sealed the victory in the 90th minute with a stunning individual effort. He collected the ball wide on the left, beat two defenders with ease, and fired a low shot into the bottom corner from a tight angle. The win moves Finn Harps up to fifth in the table, level on points with fourth-placed Waterford FC. Harps will be looking to maintain their momentum when they travel to face league leaders Cobh Ramblers next Friday. Edogun’s performance will give Horgan great encouragement. The 23-year-old has now scored five goals in his last six games and looks to be a key player for Harps this season.Finn Harps Earn Valuable Draw Against 10-Man UCDFinn Harps Earn Valuable Draw Against 10-Man UCD In a thrilling midweek clash, Finn Harps secured an impressive draw against UCD at Finn Park, despite playing with a numerical disadvantage for the majority of the match. Edogun’s Leveler Success Edogun scored his seventh goal of the season in the 53rd minute, canceling out Jake Doyle’s first-half opener for UCD. Edogun remained composed and fired past Kian Moore after receiving a through ball from Aaron McLaughlin. Red Card Blow for Harps Harps suffered a setback in the 25th minute when Sean O’Donnell was sent off for retaliation. A free hit was awarded to UCD, and O’Donnell, who had already been on the ground after a challenge, retaliated by leading with his head towards Adam Verdon’s midriff. Referee Alan Patchell immediately dismissed O’Donnell. Moment of Silence and Changes The match was preceded by a minute’s silence for Donegal football fan Dessie Kelly, who passed away on Thursday. Harps manager Darren Murphy made three changes to the starting lineup, including the inclusion of O’Donnell. UCD’s Early Dominance Despite their numerical disadvantage, Harps displayed resilience and had some promising chances. Tony McNamee was denied by Moore, and Patrick Ferry’s cross was narrowly cleared. Harps Coach Sent Off With time running out, Harps coach Eamon Curry was sent off after expressing displeasure over a penalty decision against Hiemer. Late Drama In the dying minutes, UCD’s Eanna Clancy had a chance to win the match but shot wide. Deep into added time, Hiemer made a crucial save to deny Doyle. Final Score and Impact The match ended with a 1-1 draw, securing a valuable point for Harps heading into the mid-season break. The result also boosts UCD’s morale after their recent unbeaten run.Good luck Edogun scored a second-half winner as Finn Harps came from behind to beat UCD 2-1 at Finn Park on Friday night. UCD took the lead through Colm Whelan in the 15th minute, but Harps leveled through Ethan Boyle on the stroke of half-time. Edogun then scored the winner in the 55th minute to give Harps their first win of the season. The win lifts Harps up to seventh in the table, while UCD remains bottom. Harps manager Ollie Horgan was delighted with his team’s performance. “We showed great character to come from behind and win,” he said. “We’re still a work in progress, but we’re heading in the right direction.” UCD manager Andy Myler was disappointed with the result, but he praised his team for their effort. “We played well in the first half, but we didn’t take our chances,” he said. “We need to be more clinical in front of goal.” Harps will be looking to build on their win when they travel to face Shamrock Rovers next Friday night. UCD will be looking to bounce back when they host Waterford FC on Saturday night.


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