Duris scored the goal to send Slovakia to Euro 2020 | Charles McQuillan/Getty ImagesNorthern Ireland came up short in their bid to qualify for Euro 2020 as Michal Duris’ strike in extra time booked Slovakia’s place at next summer’s tournament.The hosts started brightly but were undone when Jonny Evans failed to control George Saville’s header downwards, allowing Juraj Kucka to put the visitors ahead early on. However, Northern Ireland drew level when Milan Skriniar turned into his own net in the 87th minute.Michal Duris grabbed the winner in extra time, profiting from a lucky deflection to fire past Bailey Peacock-Farrell and in.1. Goalkeeper & DefendersDallas did well to continue after suffering a painful knock to his right arm. | Charles McQuillan/Getty ImagesDavis was really positive with his balls forward and looked to keep his team on the front foot. | Charles McQuillan/Getty ImagesPaddy McNair (CM) – 8/10 – Looked lively in the second half and ran himself into the ground. Was the creative spark for Ireland before going off injured.Steven Davis (CM) – 7/10 – Some great balls over the top in the first half and was always keen to play forward whenever he was in possession.George Saville (CM) – 6/10 – His poor header put Evans under pressure and his only shot of the game went wide.3. ForwardsWashington ran his socks off and looked lively before being subbed off in the second-half. | Soccrates Images/Getty ImagesLafferty saw his 90th minute effort hit the post. | Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty ImagesGavin Whyte – 5/10Jordan Thompson – 5/10Kyle Lafferty – 7/10Liam Boyce – 4/10Tom Flanagan – N/AShane Ferguson – N/A
Slovakia book their place at Euro 2021 after victory over Northern Ireland in Belfast. Player ratings from the playoff.