Episode 1598: Switzerland 2-0 Ireland On A Grim Night In Geneva, Connolly Struggles, McClean Muddles On, Mick Tries To Accentuate The Positives
It was a fairly sobering night in Geneva for Ireland, as we went down 2-0 to Switzerland, who in truth were just far too good. Richie Sadlier is in studio to talk to us, with Ken Early live from Amsterdam on his way home.
The team was changed, and there was good reason for those changes – but it didn’t work, and Mick’s insistence on getting James McClean into the starting line-up looked ill-advised from early on.
Add in Seamus Coleman’s worst game in an Irish jersey, and there were plenty of problems to pick apart.
But to paraphrase literally **everyone** – if you’d offered us one win to qualify at the start of the tournament, I’d have snapped your hand off…
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Ken has fully absorbed Tbilisi's cultural palette and it's next- stop, Geneva.
He joins us from Switzerland to discuss Saturday's underwhelming performance. Bad as it may have been, was it actually much worse than a lot of what we've watched this year? https://t.co/554y3qWFS2 pic.twitter.com/Xhr2NfLynW
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The Champions League group stages have been nothing if not exciting so far, with Spurs somehow conceding seven at home to Bayern Munich, and Salzburg giving Liverpool one hell of a fright after a three-goal comeback
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