By Arthur Duffy
Wexford Youths went close to triggering a significant FAI Cup shock at the Brandywell, but Brian O’Sullivan’s Initial Division facet ended up punished by Derry City’s in-variety hitman, David Parkhouse, just six minutes from time.
To be fair, the First Division basement facet deserved to drive this activity into additional time but regardless of their terrific efforts, they fell quick. Parkhouse, who experienced netted 8 ambitions in his past four online games, experienced been nicely marked by the traveling to defence, but his end was stunning.
Parkhouse, Eoin Toal, and Michael McCrudden all squandered 50 percent prospects as Wexford’s recreation appeared to be working to perfection during the opening 45 minutes. The difficult functioning guests flooded their defence when not in possession, generally all set to strike on the counter-assault.
And Wexford’s lone striker, Sean Roche, ran himself into the floor through that very first hal. With the two goalkeepers acquiring not been compelled into a major help you save the only clearcut incident was the substitution of match referee, Damien McGraith following 50 percent an hour, the Mayo official acquiring sustained what appeared to be calf injury and he was changed by fourth formal, Garvin Taggart.
Derry boss Declan Devine experienced witnessed more than enough of it by the hour mark and introduced a double substitution with Darren Cole and Darren McCauley changing McCrudden and Conor Davis.
In the 75th minute Wexford keeper, Corey Chambers, manufactured a exceptional help you save when he bought a hand to Barry McNamee’s curling cost-free-kick.
Even so, in the 84th minute Wexford’s hopes of causing an upset crashed as Derry’s goal machine, David Parkhouse, thundered the ball house obtaining been set no cost by McNamee.
DERRY Town: Cherrie McDonagh, McChrystal, Toal, Coll Sloggett, Gillespie (Malone, 72) Davis, McNamee, McCrudden Parkhouse.
WEXFORD YOUTHS: Chambers Cahill, Corish, Costello, Walsh O’Connor, Griffin English, Croke (Lawless, 72) Nugent Roche.
Referee: D. McGraith