Republic of Ireland clinch qualification

Armenia 0 Republic of Ireland 2

Tom Mohan’s side sealed their second win in as many games and are joint top of the group with England, whom they meet tomorrow to decide who tops the group.

Dundalk FC midfielder Georgie Poynton scored Ireland’s opener from the penalty spot on the half hour and Wolves striker Jesse Devers added the second goal to wrap up the victory in the 59th minute.

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: James Talbot, Anthony Breslin, Dan Casey, Georgie Poynton, Shane Elworthy, Robert Duggan, Jesse Devers, Thomas Holland (Nathan Corkery 55), Corey Whelan, Steven Kinsella (Alex Mulrooney-Skinner 41), Evan Osam (Nathan Benson 76).

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