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Northern Ireland 2 (Magill 10, Hutton 90)
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Skipper salvages late draw
 Women's Football Wales International News - 6 Sep 2019
 
Wales International News - Skipper salvages late draw - 6 Sep 2019 - Women's Football NewsWales 2 (Jones 21, Green 69)
Northern Ireland 2 (Magill 10, Hutton 90)
at Rodney Parade, Newport

Northern Ireland captain Ashley Hutton scored a dramatic equaliser to earn her side a point and deny Wales a second successive win in their Euro 2021 qualifying group.
 
The result was a fair one in an entertaining clash at Rodney Parade which saw chances for both teams and leaves Wales on four points in the group, with Northern Ireland having got off the mark.
 
There was an early scare for Wales as Lauren Wade broke through on goal in the opening two minutes but the angle was too tight for the midfielder and Laura O'Sullivan was able to save at her near post.
 
Northern Ireland's enterprising start brought its reward though on 10 minutes after winning a corner. Demi Vance's cross was half cleared for Sarah McFadden to win the ball in the area and Simone Magill cleverly glanced a header into the far corner of the net.
 
Wales responded with a Natasha Harding lob which was narrowly over whilst a rasping shot by the outstanding Rachel Furness at the other end momentarily slipped out of O'Sullivan's grasp but she was able to gather safely.
 
However Wales were to get back on level terms after a short period of pressure, Angharad James trying her luck from the edge of the area, her shot taking a wicked deflection off Emma Jones and past a wrong footed Emma Higgins for the equaliser.
 
Sophie Ingle headed over from a corner as Wales finished the half strongly but O'Sullivan needed to save a long range effort from Magill on the stroke of half time to ensure that the scores were level at the break.
 
A good move early in the second half brought a great chance for Northern Ireland; Magill finding Wade on the left and racing into the area to get on the end of her low cross but she fired over the bar from eight yards.
 
Kayleigh Green drilled a shot narrowly wide following a good turn on the edge of the area but the striker had to wait barely a minute before she could start celebrating a goal. The Northern Ireland defence gave the ball away following a goal kick and Rhiannon Roberts strode down the right before her pinpoint cross was powerfully headed in at the far post by Green.
 
Northern Ireland were unlucky not to be on level terms as Marissa Callaghan exchanged passes with Magill before unleashing a 20-yard shot which came back off the bar, Magill getting the rebound first but O'Sullivan was on hand to save.
Drama was to come in the final minute of injury time though. Vance pumped a free kick from 30 yards out into the Welsh area which dipped under the bar, a backpedalling O'Sullivan managed to claw it out but Hutton reacted quickest and nodded into the net to grab an equaliser for her side.
 
There was barely time to start again and the Northern Ireland players celebrated as though it was a victory, there was disappointment for Wales but overall, a draw was a fair outcome on the night.
 
Wales: Laura O'Sullivan, Loren Dykes, Gemma Evans, Sophie Ingle, Rhiannon Roberts, Elise Hughes, Emma Jones (sub Megan Wynne 65mins), Angharad James, Kayleigh Green, Natasha Harding, Hayley Ladd. Subs not used: Claire Skinner, Olivia Clark, Helen Ward, Josie Green, Charlie Estcourt, Kylie Nolan, Lily Woodham, Anna Filbey, Carrie Jones, Ella Powell.
 
Northern Ireland: Emma Higgins, Rachel Newborough (sub Chloe McCarron 87mins), Demi Vance, Sarah McFadden, Julie Nelson, Ashley Hutton, Simone Magill, Rachel Furness, Lauren Wade, Freya Holdaway (sub Rebecca McKenna 56mins), Megan Bell (sub Marissa Callaghan 60mins). Subs not used: Jacqueline Burns, Rebecca Flaherty, Natalie Johnson, Kerry Montgomery, Rebecca Holloway, Yasmin White.

 
Photos by Will Cheshire:
 
(top) Angharad James fires in the shot which deflects off Emma Jones for Wales' first half equaliser
(middle) Northern Ireland defend a Wales corner
(bottom) Kayleigh Green heads Wales 2-1 ahead

 
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