UCD ready for top-table clash with Shels after Cork empty

LOI first Department– UCD 0/ CORK CITY 0

BY DAVE DONNELLY

UCD supervisor Andy Myler insists it’s much too early to look at the organization table as the Students make the short journey north to encounter league leaders Shelbourne at Tolka Park on Friday night.

A win of any kind of description will certainly see University finish the first series of games on top of the table, however loss would certainly enable the Reds to open up what would, also at this onset, be a significant five-point lead.

Both have actually been virtually inseparable this period as they’ve emerged as both early frontrunners for the title yet the Students could not locate away past an enhancing City side.

A second-half comeback from Shelbourne away to Cobh Ramblers 24-hour later on saw the Reds move 2 points clear as they prepare to host Andy Myler’s side.

“It’s still early days in the season, and that’s top currently might not matter with 27 games gone,” Myler informed the Dublin Gazette.

“For us, it has to do with us performing and not actually focusing on that we’re playing. It’ll be a wonderful video game, going to Tolka with a good pitch, good club, great team, so we’ll appreciate that.

“That will certainly draw out the very best in us and also with any luck we obtain an efficiency. It doesn’t matter whether it’s house or away, we approach it the same way.”

Myler was pleased with the performance of his side in Belfield on Friday night even with their failure to transform possession right into clear chances.

140521 UCD AFC 0 Cork City FC 0 6

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