Ireland nerves in tatters at half-time

Ireland nerves in tatters at half-time

Phew - got to half-time and no score in the game between Belgium and the Republic of Ireland.

Given how the first half played out, most Ireland fans are relieved not to have conceded.

18 June 2016; Seamus Coleman of Republic of Ireland in action against Jan Vertonghen of Belgium in the UEFA Euro 2016 Group E match between Belgium and Republic of Ireland at Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile
18 June 2016; Seamus Coleman of Republic of Ireland in action against Jan Vertonghen of Belgium in the UEFA Euro 2016 Group E match between Belgium and Republic of Ireland at Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux, France. Photo by David Maher/Sportsfile

It was a loooong 45 minutes.

Belgium had by far the better of the chances and there has been some heroic defending from Ireland

And a LOT of people aren’t happy with the ref

Fingers crossed for the second half.

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