Michael O’Neill believes Northern Ireland are moving in the right direction despite missing out on automatic qualification for Euro 2020.
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Jonny Evans believes Northern Ireland’s 3-2 friendly win over the Czech Republic in Prague shows Michael O’Neill’s men are equipped to reach Euro 2020 via the qualifying play-offs.
Michael O’Neill was proud of the way his players hung on as Northern Ireland survived a late fightback to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in Prague and secure a first friendly away win in 13 years.
Northern Ireland achieved what England could not as they beat the Czech Republic 3-2 in Prague on Monday but they had to cling on as the hosts threatened to come back from three goals down.
Liverpool’s Georginio Wijnaldum will be braced for a tough night when Holland visit Windsor Park next month after Northern Ireland threatened to pull off a shock win in Rotterdam on Thursday.