Azerbaijan 0-3 Republic of Ireland: Robinson nets brace in victory
Azerbaijan 0-3 Republic of Ireland: Callum Robinson shows no-ill effects from Covid furore as forward nets double before Chiedozie Ogbene seals first competitive win for manager Stephen Kenny at the 13th attempt in World Cup qualifier
- Callum Robinson fired into the roof of the net in the seventh minute
- Forward doubled their advantage with a deflected shot in the 39th minute
- Substitute Chiedozie Ogbene added the third in the final minute of normal time
Callum Robinson scored a first-half double to secure a first competitive victory for Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny.
The West Brom forward fired the visitors ahead in the seventh minute and doubled their advantage with a deflected shot in the 39th minute.
Sub Chiedozie Ogbene sealed victory late on.
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Republic of Ireland forward Callum Robinson scored twice in first-half against Azerbaijan
His brace helped earn a first competitive win for Republic of Ireland boss Stephen Kenny
Substitute Chiedozie Ogbene added the third in the final minute of normal time
Ireland survived a late scare when the referee checked the monitor over a potential penalty
Azerbaijan’s Namig Alasgarov tangles with Republic of Ireland winger Chiedozie Ogben
Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu punches clear during the World Cup qualifier
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