Kenny 'delighted' with Dundalk performance against tough Sligo side

Kenny 'delighted' with Dundalk performance against tough Sligo side

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny was delighted with his side's performance last night, as they opened up a three-point lead at the top of the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table.

Goals for Michael Duffy and Pat Hoban gave them a 2-0 win against Sligo Rovers at the Showgrounds last night.

It sends the Lilywhites three points clear of champions Cork with a game in hand.

Kenny says it is a vital three points.

"It's a big win for us, there's no doubt about that. It was a tough game," said Kenny following last night's victory.

"I felt Sligo had a good win in Limerick and they probably cemented their Premier Division status. So they were very motivated tonight.

"They had all these away wins but hadn't won at home in a while so I know that they were determined to change that.

"They left nothing out there. They gave us a right game tonight and we are delighted to win it."

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