Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy admitted he felt ‘annoyed’ after his side stuttered to a 2-0 home win over Gibraltar in their Euro 2020 qualifier, but he was happy to pick up three points. The Irish have taken ten points from four games in Group D, twice defeating minnows Gibraltar alongside a home win against Georgia and a hard-earned point in Denmark. That is enough to have them on top of the group and, while tougher tests lie in wait, McCarthy has suggested they must be content with their lot. An own-goal in the first half was all Ireland had to show for their dominance against Gibraltar until sub Robbie Brady headed home in stoppage time. McCarthy cut a frustrated figure on the Aviva Stadium sideline and he, like his players, was unimpressed with the performance. “What is really disappointing is that I had a bunch of lads coming in and it felt like we lost, the dressing room is all quiet,” said McCarthy. “I am annoyed, I play annoyed, I manage annoyed, if it’s not going right of course I am, like the players as well. “We made some great runs but we were caught offside, ultimately we
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