LISTEN: The goals that ended our World Cup dreams
Unfortunately for Ireland, Christian Eriksen was on song21:44 Tuesday 14 November 2017, 21:44 14 Nov 2017
Even if one thought, Denmark would edge us to a place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, no one could have predicted the pasting we got at the Aviva Stadium tonight.
A bright start thanks to Shane Duffy's header had us dreaming initially as our commentators Dave McIntyre and Kevin Kilbane channeled:
But as often happens of late, an early goal morphed into a curse. First a goal was bundled in via the unfortunate Cyrus Christie by the post and then Denmark's star man Christian Eriksen struck the first of his eventual hat-trick:
Just when things were looking positive, the Danes strike twice in quick succession with Eriksen scoring an admittedly brilliant second!@kdkilbane77 @DaveMcIntyreNT sum it up as it happened #COYBIG #OTB #IRLDEN pic.twitter.com/eNl0NL328J— Off The Ball (@offtheball) November 14, 2017
He struck again...
Before Nicklas Bendtner put salt in the wounds with a late penalty to leave the scores at 5-1:
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