2019-09-05 Ireland v Switzerland

European Championship 2020 Qualifying Round at the Aviva Stadium as Ireland hosted Switzerland; Ireland ahead in the group but the visitors with games in hand. With both sides still unbeaten, a key game in the race for qualification! The game really came alive in the second half following a tense opening period and a brilliantly worked goal rewarded Switzerland with a nice goal from the ever threatening Fabian Schar on 74 minutes. Ireland hit back as Glenn Whelan leathered a thunderous shot off the bar and then on 85 minutes David McGoldrick opened his account as he rose highest to nod in at the far post with the Swiss goalie Yann Sommer helpless. It finished a little heated as Shane Duffy clattered into Sommer late on going for a header; both both sides will be happy with a point. The two sides meet again on 15th October in the return fixture, but prior to that Ireland travel to Georgia on 12th…