Ireland lose out to Hungary in Cyprus Cup

Megan Connolly missed a penalty on 79 minutes

BY Raf Diallo 18:00 Monday 7 March 2016, 18:00 7 Mar 2016

Megan Connolly, ©INPHO/Anders Hoven

The Irish Women's team have been beaten by Hungary in their latest Cyprus Cup game.

Despite dominating their opponents for much of the game, Sue Ronan's side were beaten 1-0 in their final Group A match.

 

Hungary's goal came against the run of play late on, while Megan Connolly's penalty miss with 11 minutes to go saw Ireland miss out on a chance to equalise.

 

The result means that Ireland finished the group stages with just one point from three matches and they will now face Finland in a 7th/8th place play-off on Wednesday.

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