Fagan gives St Pat's the lead

Frustration was the order of the night for the Airtircity League clubs in the Europa League as they had to settle for just one goal between them in their first qualifying round, first legs against Icelandic opposition.

Frustration was the order of the night for the Airtircity League clubs in the Europa League as they had to settle for just one goal between them in their first qualifying round, first legs against Icelandic opposition.

St. Patrick's Athletic will take a narrow 1-0 lead to the island of Vestmannaeyjar after ÍBV dug in at Richmond Park for what they will see a result they will be capable of overturning next week.

Striker Christy Fagan got the only goal of the game in Inchicore on 39 minutes when he tapped home from close range after some good approach play by winger Darren Meenan.

Thór Akureyri may feel their chances are even better than ÍBV's after they rode their luck to hold Bohemians to a 0-0 draw at Dalymount Park.

Peter McMahon did have the ball in the net for a dominant Bohemians after a fine move in the 25th minute, but it was disallowed for a handball.

Thór then had claims for a penalty for a handball by Evan McMillan in the Bohs area waved away minutes later. Aaron Callaghan's side will simply have to be more clinical in front of goal next week if they are to have any chance of making the second round.

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