Dundalk win on penalties to progress in Champions League qualifiers

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Dundalk are through to the second round of the Champions League qualifiers.

They beat Riga 5-4 on penalties after their second leg in Latvia finished scoreless after extra time.

It meant the tie was level at 0-0 on aggregate after more than three-and-a-half hours of football.

Gary Rodgers saved two spot-kicks in the sudden death period before Sean Hoare scored the final penalty to send them through.

The Lilywhites progressed on penalties and will be off to Azerbaijan in the next round after Qarabag beat the Albanian champions Partizani.

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