Monaghan United 1 Derry City 2
Derry City moved up to second in the table after a deserved win over second
Padraig Moran put in-form Derry in front on 29 minutes. Tommy McCallion did
the spade work, running 30 yards to set up Moran who shot past Robbie Forde.
A route one approach brought Monaghan level five minutes before the break.
Forde's long kick out ran through to Darren McKenna and he shot past Russell
Gary Beckett restored Derry's lead when punished a calamity in the Monaghan
defence on 64 minutes.
Forde headed a back pass from Mick Scully straight to the Derry striker who
lobbed the ball home.