#COYBIG: Twitter reacts to the news that Ireland's World Cup dream is over
It's all over.
Hopes were high that we would see the Irish football team head to Russia for the World Cup next year but it's not to be.
It was an emotional night for the second leg of Ireland V Denmark and Twitter was ablaze with everything from fear to elation to downright disbelief.
That goal from Shane Duffy started us on a winning streak.
— Seamus McLaughlin (@seimimac) November 14, 2017
— Kevin McLaughlin (@kevymac77) November 14, 2017
A beautiful save from Darren Randolph. And again.
Darren Randolph bless your reflexes #COYBIG
— Aaron Poole (@AaronTypesStuff) November 14, 2017
— David Connors (@peterswellman) November 14, 2017
DARREN RANDOLPH FOR TAOISEACH #COYBIG
— Philip??? (@philipd123) November 14, 2017
The fear and panic that it would all go wrong. Nerves = gone.
— Aoife O'Connell (@Aoife_O_Connell) November 14, 2017
Holy Christ my anxiety levels ??? #COYBIG
— Sabrina C (@sabrinaccarroll) November 14, 2017
The next hour and a half is going to be torture... #COYBIG
— Europa Halo ?? (@EuropaHalo) November 14, 2017
— Shona O'Toole ? (@ShonaOT) November 14, 2017
Me nerves #COYBIG
— addy c (@addyc) November 14, 2017
Then things went down hill fast when Denmark took a significant lead within the space of three minutes, thanks to Eriksen and Christensen.
Wtf has happened? goal to us heading into shower, now 2-1 to Denmark. #COYBiG
— Siobhán (@carnsoreboxer) November 14, 2017
Luck of the Irish? If ever we needed you it was now. Two soft goals from a team renowned for its defending. #COYBIG
— Martin Patrick Egan (@LFASoccerSchool) November 14, 2017
Ah no, wide open there, 2 goals scored in 3minutes #COYBIG
— Clare Scanlan (@scanlan_clare) November 14, 2017
Edge of your seat for the second half before faith was lost when Denmark's Eriksen scored his second goal of the night.
ALL OVER!!! #COYBIG
— Anthony Hayes (@Ant_Hayes) November 14, 2017
— Emma (@Emz_rory27) November 14, 2017
— Kevin Doyle (@kevdoyle91) November 14, 2017
— Caoimhe Brennan (@CCJFB) November 14, 2017
Then he made it a hat-trick with overall score 4-1 and that was that.
— Ronan Murphy (@swearimnotpaul) November 14, 2017
— Ciara Hayes (@CiaraHayes2) November 14, 2017
#COYBIG how could this B 1 up now 4 down ? once we got the goal we played like headless chickens
— j.k @irishpoint (@irishpoint) November 14, 2017
There was a fifth goal from Bendtner but best not dwell on the crushing overall result. Ireland will have to look forward to Qatar in 2022, COYBIG.
— FAIreland ⚽️?? (@FAIreland) November 14, 2017
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