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Evans captains Northern Ireland to victory

2 June 2017

JONNY Evans captained Northern Ireland as they recorded a narrow 1-0 friendly win over New Zealand on Friday night.

The Baggies defender, who picked up the Man of the Match award, completed the full game at Windsor Park, with Chris Brunt also playing the opening 45 minutes in Belfast.
 
Gareth McAuley was rested against the All Whites but the Albion man could return to the starting line-up for Northern Ireland’s crucial World Cup qualifier in Azerbaijan on Saturday, June 10.
 
Ross County forward Liam Boyce scored the only goal of the game in the sixth minute.

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