Republic of Ireland beat Wales in Nations Cup opener
Republic of Ireland defeated Wales 3-0 in the opener of the Nations Cup. The win came in front of the home fans at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Tuesday, the 8th of February. The match marked the start of the Nations
Cup, which is a tournament comprising 4 teams namely Republic of Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Three second-half goals from Darren Gibson, Damien Duff and Keith Fahey handed the home side victory.
Giovanni Trapattoni’s Republic of Ireland lost to Russia and Norway at home and drew to Slovakia away in their last three fixtures which summed up a recent run of poor form. The Irish were without their