Dundalk will likely need to score in Cyprus if they're to progress to the third qualifying round of the Europa League.
Stephen Kenny's side played out a scoreless draw with AEK Larnaca at Oriel Park tonight.
Scoreless here at Oriel Park. Michael Duffy had the best chance for the Lilywhites early on and his half-chance was the clearest after the break. Joan Tomàs & Apostolos Giannou went closest for Larnaca. Half-time in the two legs. All to play for.July 26, 2018
That leaves the tie on a knife-edge ahead of next week's second leg.
FT: Dundalk 0-0 AEK.
All to play for in the second-leg next week.July 26, 2018
Elsewhere, Sam Vokes scored a potentially crucial away goal as Burnley salvaged a 1-1 draw away to Aberdeen.
The other Scottish sides in action also both won tonight.
Steven Gerrard's Rangers were 1-0 winners away to Croatian side, Osijek.
While Hibs came from behind to beat Asteras Tripolis 3-2 at Easter Road.
- Digital Desk