League of Ireland: Dundalk rescue point vs Waterford, Cork beat Sligo

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Dundalk came down from 2-0 down to salvage a point against Waterford in the League of Ireland Premier Division this evening while Cork City beat Sligo Rovers 2-0.

Dundalk 2-2 Waterford

Dundalk remain without a win in their last three games in the League of Ireland Premier Division.

Vinny Perth’s side had to come from 2-0 down to salvage a 2-2 draw at home to Waterford. Matt Smith and Kurtis Byrne had John Sheridan’s side in control, before Ali Coote was sent-off.

Dundalk levelled through Pat Hoban and an injury-time equaliser from Daniel Cleary.

The defending champions are seven points off top spot, with a game more played than Shamrock Rovers.

Cork City 2-0 Sligo Rovers

Cork moved above Sligo with a comfortable home victory. The 3-0 win sees them leapfrog Sligo and move into eighth place, one point ahead of their rivals on seven points.

However, Sligo do have a game in hand.

A Deshane Dalling goal put Cork ahead in the 35th minute and a crucial three points was sealed when a Kit Elliot goal doubled their lead with 15 minutes to go.

Ricardo Dinanga put the icing on the cake with a third goal in the fourth minute of additional time.

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