LISTEN: Analysis of Limerick’s morale boosting 3-0 Cup win over Cobh

Limerick FC earned a morale boosting 3-0 over Cobh Ramblers at St Colman’s on Saturday evening.

The Superblues advanced safely to the next round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup with a comprehensive 3-0 win on the road courtesy of first half goals from Garbhan Coughlan (13,32) and Chiedozie Ogbene (37).

Neil McDonald’s side will now go into Monday’s draw for the last 16 with renewed confidence and looking forward to the visit of Shamrock Rovers to the Markets Field on Tuesday evening.

Having struggled to find the net in their recent outings Limerick needed a positive start and got their first goal on 13 minutes with a courtesy of a deft finish from Garbhan Coughlan.

Nineteen minutes later Coughlan was quickest to react as Paul Hunt could only parry Ogbene’s effort in the Coughlan’s path before he finished neatly for his second of the evening.

Ogbene added a third before the break as Limerick took complete control and kept Cobh at arms length for the second half to seal the victory.

Alan O’Brien of Limerick Soccer Live spoke with Sporting Limerick after tonight’s game and gave his analysis of the game. You can hear Alan’s take on the game in full in the link below.

 

Cobh Ramblers: Paul Hunt; Charlie Fleming, John Kavanagh, CIan Kingston (Karl Caulfield, 67), James McSweeney, Kevin Taylor; Darren Murphy, Cian Coleman, Craig Donnellan (Stephen Christopher, 73); Ian Mylod; Beineon O’Brien Whitmarsh (Cian Leonard, 54).

Limerick FC: Brendan Clarke; Barry Cotter (Shane Tracy, 84), Tony Whitehead (Killian Brouder, 63), Joe Crowe, David O’Connor; Stephen Kenny, Lee-J Lynch, Bastien Hery, Chiedozie Ogbene; John O’Flynn (Peter Berki, 63), Garbhan Coughlan.

Social Sharing

Posted in

Treaty United confirm Coustrain departure

The Limerick native joins Jack Lynch and Joe Collins who announced their departures in October. Treaty United have ...
Read More

Captain Jack Arrows Rathkeale to Cup Glory

There was more silverware handed out this weekend, with Rathkeale getting their hands on the Premier Division League ...
Read More

Jack Lynch stunner voted First Division Goal of the Year

The Treaty United captain's goal was a catalyst ini their upturn of fortunes as it helped end a ...
Read More

World Cup 2022 | Round 3 Predicitons | Belgium to crash out at the Group Stages?

Brazil, Portugal and France are the only three teams who have already after confirmed their place in the ...
Read More

Historic Day for Summerville Rovers ends in defeat

Summerville Rovers brave run in the FAI Junior Cup came to an end on Sunday against a much-fancied ...
Read More

Injures mar Desmond League action with games abandoned

There was another weekend of action in the Limerick Desmond League, but unfortunately, two serious injuries have overshadowed ...
Read More

Sunday World Cup Fixtures | Germany run the risk of elimination as Group E and F continue

Following Germany's opening day loss against Japan, they may face elimination if results go against them. Sunday promises ...
Read More