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4-5-1 doesn't work! Healy needs a partner!
Shit results against mediocre opposition are a major let down for a side that has come so far over the past couple of campaigns.
To be fair Northern Ireland played well for the first ten minutes and the last ten. But for the rest of the match they defended, and Northern Ireland are not consistent enough at doing that to employ it as a tactic for long periods of a match. There's always someone who will make a silly mistake and give away a goal.
Slovakia were nothing to fear, so going with a tentative, negative formation and defensive tactics was a mistake. Everyone knew this before the match... except, apparently, Nigel Worthington.