Shamrock Rovers boss Pat Fenlon was disappointed with his side's 2-0 defeat to RoPS Rovaniemi in Thursday night's Europa League first qualifying round match – and admitted ahead of the return leg in Finland, “We've got to go and have a go.”
Conceding two away goals has given the Hoops a mountain to climb on their visit to RoPS's Keskuskentta stadium next week. The Finnish side play on an artificial surface which makes Rovers' task more awkward, but Fenlon is under no illusions as to what is required.
“We've got to score one first and then see how that goes,” Fenlon told the assembled media post-match. “That's the key for us now, to try and get the first goal and then see how they react to that.”
Continue reading Fenlon's post-match reaction on Extratime.ie.