It was a constructive begin to preseason for Finn Harps with a hard-fought draw towards Derry Metropolis at Finn Park this afternoon.
Immediately’s match marked the primary pre-season pleasant hosted in Ballybofey in 11 years for Harps as they took on their North West rivals.
It was Derry Metropolis who struck first with Michael Duffy discovering the again of the web for the Candystripes within the sixth minute.
Then simply earlier than the stroke of half-time Ryan Flood levelled it up for Harps with an outstanding solo aim, dribbling previous a number of defenders earlier than unleashing a viscious strike.
Derry pulled forward once more simply after half-time, with a strike from Patton discovering the web within the forty seventh minute.
Nevertheless late on within the sport Harps have been in a position to pull degree once more with Max Hutchinson placing the ball behind the Derry web following a harmful cross from Chris Lotefa.
All in all, a constructive begin to Harps’ pre-season, as they give the impression of being to rebound from a torrid 2023 marketing campaign again within the First Division.
Finn Harps seize late draw towards Derry Metropolis in first pre-season pleasant was final modified: January 14th, 2024 by