Did well to keep out Declan O'Brien's shot leading up to Brennan's goal, and was comfortable for most of the game.
Got into good positions, especially after the opener, and urged his teammates on.
Should really have done better to prevent Drogheda's opener.
Dealt with the threat of O'Brien, and kept the striker quiet for most of the game.
Not his best game at the back, found it difficult to deal with Brady.
Made some darting runs to try to unlock the Drogs defence.
Replaced Barry Molloy in the lineup, and may not have done enough to keep his place with a decent performance.
His corner kicks caused plenty of trouble in the Drogheda box, but wasn't as effective from open play.
Wasted a few good chances as his shooting let him down.
Didn't put in the type of performance he would have liked, and never really troubled Schlingermann.
Got into good positions up front, and looked to force an equaliser.
Decent display between the posts, keeping Derry at bay and helping build from the back with good deliveries.
Confident display at the back.
Led by example with an excellent performance in defence. Was equal to everything Derry had to offer.
Won many of his midfield battles.
A real bright spark for the visitors, getting into good positions to put the ball into the area.
Scored the second from the spot, and put in a good performance.
His positioning led to the opening goal, leaving him with an easy finish to head in.
Did exactly what was asked, making some good blocks.
Drogheda's top scorer wasn't at his best, but still was involved in the opener with good movement and a powerful shot.