Shane Duffy relieved with Ireland win on Moldova


Only goal difference separates Ireland and the top of Group D after Sunday's win over Moldova in the World Cup qualifiers.

A 3-1 win for Martin O'Neill's side leaves them with 7 points from a possible 9 ahead of next month's crucial trip to Austria.

Shane Long gave Ireland the perfect start with a goal in the opening 2 minutes, but a defensive error by Shane Duffy allowed the Moldovans to equalise on the stroke of half-time.

But a brace by James McClean in the second half gave Ireland all three points to cap off a successful week of internationals.

Shane Duffy says he was relieved his teammates were able to make up for his mistake...