Rodrigo Tosi scored Limerick FC's opening goal in their 3-0 win over Drogheda Utd at the Markets Field
RESILIENT Limerick FC jumped up to fourth place in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division table thanks to an impressive 3-0 victory over Drogheda United at the Markets Field on Saturday night.
Two early goals from Rodrigo Tosi, who headed home from a corner after just three minutes and Chris Mulhall who netted four minutes later as well as a third from Chiedozie Ogbene in the second half helped interim Blues manager Willie John Boland record his second successive win before an official attendance of 1,526.
Thsi was the Shannonsiders first home win since their opening night victory over Sligo Rovers in February.
Next up for Limerick is an EA Sports Cup second round fixture with Premier Division leaders Cork City at the Markets Field on Easter Monday, 5pm.
The Blues next Premier Division fixture is a home tie against Galway United at the Markets Field on Saturday next, April 22, at 6.30pm.
LIMERICK FC: Brendan Clarke, Shaun Kelly, Tommy Robson, Tony Whitehead, Robbie Williams, Shane Duggan, Lee J Lynch, Chris Mulhall (Dean Clarke 69), Paul O’Conor (Bastien Hery 63), Chiedozie Ogbene, Rodrigo Tosi (John O’Flynn 79).
DROGHEDA UTD: Stephen McGuinness, Colm Deasy, Stephen Dunne, Kevin Farragher, Luke Gallagher, Jake Hyland, Ryan McEvoy, Richie Purdy, Sean Thornton, Mark Doyle, Gareth McCaffrey.
REFEREE: Graham Kelly