Northern Ireland boss Ian Baraclough: Hungary loss will not burst our bubble

Northern Ireland v Hungary – International Friendly – Windsor Park
(Image credit: Liam McBurney)

Ian Baraclough insisted Northern Ireland would not lose any confidence from suffering their first home defeat in a year after being edged out by Hungary 1-0.

Northern Ireland were on the wrong end of a result at home – and conceded their first goals at Windsor Park – since the United States won 2-1 in Belfast in March 2021, but this was a game Baraclough’s side could and perhaps should have won given the number and quality of chances they created.

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