Shane Duffy’s late header snatches point for Ireland in Denmark

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Shane Duffy left Denmark cursing the Republic of Ireland once again as he headed home a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 Euro 2020 qualifier draw in Copenhagen.

Ireland looked to be heading for a first defeat in the competition after substitute Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg had given the Danes the lead four minutes after coming off the bench but Duffy’s 85th-minute bullet header, his third international goal, was enough to claim a point at the Telia Parken Stadium and preserve the unbeaten start Mick McCarthy’s side had made to their Group D campaign.

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