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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