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Thursday 26 April 2018

McMillan on double for Bohs

Evan McMillan proved the Bohemians hero at Dalymount Park as they climbed to fifth place in the table after surviving a nervy finish.

Having dominated the first half and scoring twice via defender McMillan, the Gypsies then lost their composure -- and nearly all three points.

Both of McMillan's goals came from corners on the back of some abysmal Dundalk defending.

The first came on 35 minutes as Owen Heary headed Peter McMahon's cross past Peter Cherrie and the ball would have crossed the line without McMillan providing his touch.

And 10 minutes later it was 2-0, this time after Keith Ward's corner allowed McMillan to head home.

Dundalk then somehow got back into the game after Bohemians seemed to switch off and Michael Rafter scored with a superb low drive on 70 minutes.

From here on in, Dundalk were clearly the better side. The pity for them was that it took them three quarters of the game to get started.

Bohemians -- McNulty; Heary, McMillan, Feely, Byrne; Barker, McEvoy, Ward (Mulcahy 72); Moore (Buckley 81), Wilson, McMahon (Mulligan 59).

Dundalk -- Cherrie; Gaul (Woods 90), Shields, Foran, Murphy; Waters (Thompson 54) Mountney (Walsh 30) McDonnell; Griffin, Rafter, Shanahan.

REF -- G Kelly (Cork).

Irish Independent

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