Republic of Ireland fans have sympathised with Wolverhampton Wanderers defender Matt Doherty, as they feel he was played out of position.
Ireland fans have been waiting for Doherty to be given a chance after his fine form for Wolves.
Martin O’Neill has seemed reluctant to utilise Doherty, but he did hand the Wolves defender a start against Denmark.
Unfortunately for Doherty he was played in a more advanced role than he usually plays, and he struggled to make an impact.
And most Ireland supporters felt that O’Neill wasted the most in-form player in their squad.
I'm so glad to see Doherty getting his chance for us. He's class! #COYBIG— C (@BolingoIi) October 13, 2018
Takeaways from that:— Jack J Collins (@jackjcollins) October 13, 2018
—If it’s going to be wingbacks, it HAS to be Doherty and Stevens.
—Callum Robinson might be useful in future, but still looking forward to Seani being back.
—We miss Robbie Brady a lot.
—Not sure what Hourihane has to do to get a game. #COYBIG #Ireland
So we take Matt Doherty from obscurity, nurture him & turn him into premier player of the month & within 45 minutes Martin O’Neill has turned him back into a Luddite! He looks lost being around guys with absolutely no clue!!!— Ian Boden (@bod1e22) October 13, 2018
Irish tactics are awful.— Graham Warner (@grahamwrnr) October 13, 2018
Feel sorry for Matt Doherty, got to play in the same team as Harry f'kin Arter!— Don Price (@DonPrice0497713) October 13, 2018
It's an odd feeling watching all of the hopes and dreams drain out of Matt Doherty as the ball continually gets kicked over his head— John O'Donnell (@JODedia) October 13, 2018
Ireland will never qualify for a major tournament while O'Neill & Keane are in charge. Both fail to appreciate Matt Doherty.— Tom (@laneystain) October 13, 2018
Ireland ended up drawing 0-0 with Denmark in what was a drab match.
Doherty has been in sparkling form for Wolves this season, but he didn’t manage to pose as much of a threat for his nation.
Wolves return to action after the international break with a match against Watford.
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