2021 has not been an easy year for Ireland, buffeted as we have been by the cruel storms of international footballing misfortune. But let it not pass unremarked that in our mysterious central European redoubt, by the banks of the beautiful blue Danube, sheltered in the crook of the mighty Carpathians, we are unbeaten in 2021: played 2, lost 0 (matches in Hungary) (the other one was Qatar, remember?)

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So it turns out Ireland is the world capital of goalkeeping now. Randolph, Kelleher, Bazunu or Travers – is there no end to the headaches for Stephen Kenny?

We discuss the match, and what to make of the Hungarian response to Ireland’s knee protest, before David Sneyd and Gavin Cooney join us to analyse the game in more depth.

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