Wednesday 28 September 2016

Bohs revival continues

Wexford Youths 0 Bohemians 1

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Published 04/06/2016 | 02:30

Ismahil Akinade scored for the second week running, earning Bohemians a 1-0 victory. Photo credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE
Ismahil Akinade scored for the second week running, earning Bohemians a 1-0 victory. Photo credit: David Maher / SPORTSFILE

Ismahil Akinade scored for the second week running to ensure Bohemians maintained their revival at Ferrycarrig Park. And had it not been for Youths' keeper Graham Doyle, Bohs would have won by more.

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Bohs utterly dominated the first half as Youths had little answer to the power and pace of Akinade who brought the first save of the night from Doyle on 22 minutes.

Mark Quigley then shot over the top from Dave Mulcahy's lay off from a Kurtis Byrne corner before Bohs deservedly took the lead on 34 minutes.

Keith Buckley threaded Akinade in on goal and the big striker slipped the ball past the advancing Doyle for a composed finish.

Sloppy defending should seen Bohs further ahead on 45 minutes. McCabe allowed Buckley's ball in behind him for Byrne whose volley produced another fine parry save from Doyle.

Doyle was there once again in stoppage time at the end of the half to save a drive from Quigley. Quigley then brought the best out of Doyle two minutes into the second half.

WEXFORD YOUTHS - Doyle; McCabe, G. Delaney, Last (R. Delaney, 42), Friel (Ledwith, 89); Molloy, Kenny, Bonner, Mulligan (Dunne, 78); Furlong, Murphy.

BOHEMIANS - Delany; Hayes (Fitzgerald, 69), Mulcahy, D. Byrne, Pender; Buckley, Wearen, Lopes, K. Byrne; Quigley (J. Kavanagh, 86), Akinade.

Ref: Ben Connolly (Dub); (Andrew Mullally (Waterford), 19)

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