Cork force replay

Waterford United 1 Cork City 1

Waterford United 1 Cork City 1

Denis Behan forced a replay back at Turner’s Cross on Tuesday night as Cork City had to come from behind at the RSC in an FAI Ford Cup quarter-final that only came to life in patches.

Waterford had the dream start of a shock lead goal after 10 minutes.

Cork conceded a silly free kick in a dangerous area and Dave Warren’s super delivery through a crowded area appeared to deceive City keeper Michael Devine and enter the far corner of the net.

A linesman’s flag prevented Blues from doubling their lead on 29 minutes when Alan Kearney tapped home after Willy John Kiely’s overhead kick came back off a post.

Cork were far better on the resumption and were level within three minutes.

Liam Kearney and Billy Woods worked the ball to Denis Behan who showed good control to shoot past Packie Holden.

Vinny Sullivan almost restored Blues' lead but saw his shot come back off a post as Cork survived.

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