Northern Ireland and Wales lack creativity in goalless Euro qualifier

Northern Ireland and Wales drew 2-2 back in September (Twitter: Northern Ireland)
Northern Ireland and Wales drew 2-2 back in September (Twitter: Northern Ireland)
7:35am, Wed 13 Nov 2019
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Northern Ireland and Wales failed to break each other down as they limped to a goalless draw in their Euro 2021 qualifier at the Seaview Stadium in Belfast.

The two sides played out an entertaining 2-2 draw back in September, but this one was far from a classic as the pair contributed to a drab first half with no clear openings.

Wales' closest chance of the game fell to Angharad James in the 68th minute when she went through one on one, but the hosts keeper Becky Flaherty made a sublime save.

Rachel Rowe had the opportunity to win the game for the visitors two minutes from time, but Flaherty made another amazing stop to secure a point for her side.

The draw means Wales remain three points behind Norway at the top of the group, while Northern Ireland sit joint third with Belarus.

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