St Patrick's Athletic 3-0 Derry City

St Pat's player Jake Carroll competes against Mark Brolly of Derry City
St Pat's player Jake Carroll competes against Mark Brolly of Derry City

Derry City's hopes of getting into the top four of the Premier Division received a setback when they fell to St Patrick's Athletic at Richmond Park.

Derry had several chances in the first half, with Shane McEleney hitting the bar, but they fell behind when Sean O'Connor blasted in on 57 minutes.

St Pat's made it 2-0 on 86 minutes when Jake Kelly scored from young Chris Forrester's pass.

Vinny Faherty fired in a fine shot in stoppage-time for the third goal.

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