Kenny Shiels: “We need to stay in the tie as long as we can because if we do that and can nick one ourselves, that would certainly ask the question.”

  City have a huge job on their hands as they travel to Belarus this week attempting to overturn a 2-0 Europa League first leg deficit at Dinamo Minsk. Whilst not insurmountable, there is no doubting that the Candystripes will need to be a bit more adventurous than they were at the

John Caulfield: “We know it will be a very difficult game, as it always is at the Brandywell, but, at the same time, we are going up there with a full squad. The guys coming in off the bench are doing really well, and that is important.”

  Cork City make the long trip to the Brandywell, to face in-form Derry City on Friday night. City recorded a 2-1 win over Limerick at Turner’s Cross on Saturday, maintaining their 100% home record this season. That win also saw them bounce back after a 3-0 defeat away to Shamrock Rovers