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Doesn't matter who we face it is about getting to the Euros, says NI boss Baraclough

Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough says he doesn't care one little bit that his team will face Slovakia in next month's Euro 2020 play-off final at Windsor Park rather than the Republic of Ireland, declaring that all that matters to him is that his players are there.

While Northern Ireland were winning their first ever penalty shoot-out in Bosnia last night, the Republic were losing the same way in Slovakia taking away the possibility of an intriguing all-Ireland clash in Belfast on November 12 with a place at next year's finals at stake.

Stephen Kenny's side drew 0-0 against Slovakia before losing 4-2 on penalties with Northern Ireland triumphing 4-3 from the spot following a 1-1 draw with Niall McGinn's second half equaliser sending the tie into extra-time.