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Key Events

90' + 3'
L. Boyce
Assist
90' + 3'
W. Grigg
Goal
83'
R. Bajić
M. Pjanić
83'
I. Šehić
Yellow Card
76'
J. Ward
N. McGinn
76'
G. Zakarić
E. Ćivić
70'
W. Grigg
K. Lafferty
69'
L. Boyce
C. McLaughlin
67'
R. Krunić
E. Sarić
64'
E. Sarić
Goal
51'
E. Džeko
Yellow Card
Kick Off
36'
H. Duljević
Goal
36'
E. Džeko
Assist
30'
M. Pjanić
Yellow Card
10'
E. Ćivić
Yellow Card
Kick Off
3
0
3
4

Stats

Possession
% %
9
2
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 8 3
Total Passes 552 281

Commentary

That's all from me, see you next time. 
These sides are in action again on Tuesday night, and Northern Ireland will hope for a better result when they host Israel in a friendly, while Bosnia-Herzegovina will look to take control of this Nations League Group by getting a result against Austria. 
And there goes the full-time whistle! Northern Ireland will be astounded that they've not won the game, but they come away with no points here and record their third consecutive home defeat in competitive games for the first time in 23 years. They were denied what looked like a clear penalty in the first minute of the match, and proceeded to dominate the game with 67 percent of the ball and a corner count of 18-1, but went into the break one goal down after Dzeko's cross found Duljevic in the box to tuck home from close range. The second half continued in a similar vein, and the hosts' frustration was compounded when Cathcart's woeful back-pass forced Peacock-Farrell off his line, allowing Saric to roll the ball into an empty net. Substitute Grigg nearly inspired a remarkable comeback, however, firing home late from a corner, but fluffed his lines with the last chance of the game. It finishes 2-1 to Bosnia-Herzegovina at Windsor Park! 
90' + 6' FULL-TIME: NORTHERN IRELAND 1-2 BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
90' + 5' Bosnia-Herzegovina win their first corner of the match, and look to see the final seconds out. 
90' + 4' CHANCE! Grigg has an opportunity to seal an unbelieveable comeback, but he scuffs his shot from a cross and Sehic can catch! What an opportunity! 
L. Boyce
Assist
Northern Ireland
90' + 3' Boyce did well to resist the temptation to shoot, showing composure instead to square for Grigg, who stuck it away in style.
W. Grigg
Goal
Northern Ireland
90' + 3' GOAL! Northern Ireland have one back! It's 2-1 now, and it's worked from a corner - their 16th of the match! It's headed to the back post where Boyce heads across for Grigg, who sticks an acrobatic finish past the goalkeeper! Game on!
90' + 1' CHANCE! Grigg takes a ball down well at the back post, but his attempted shot is terrible, and it trickles towards the goalkeeper. He doesn't seem particularly terrified of that effort. 
90' There's a hopeful roar from the crowd as six minutes of added time are announced. Can Northern Ireland produce a remarkable comeback? 
88' Northern Ireland are throwing men forward, and win a corner, but they just can't find that goal. They've worked hard, but to no avail. 
86' Saville puts an arm into the back of Sehic at the back post as they compete for a high ball, and his frustration spills over when the goalkeeper goes to ground in a heap. The referee does well to calm things down, however, as tempers flare on both sides. 
85' SAVE! Saville sees a shot blocked from close range, before Boyce latches onto a throughball and hits a low drive across goal, but Sehic does well to stop it with his feet!
R. Bajić
M. Pjanić
Bosnia-Herzegovina
83' Star midfielder Pjanic has been quiet tonight, but it hasn't mattered for his side. Bajic replaces the Juventus man. 
I. Šehić
Yellow Card
Bosnia-Herzegovina
83' YELLOW! Sehic is booked for time-wasting just as he takes his goal-kick, forcing the game to stop once again. Perhaps a slightly harsh card. 
81' Sunjic is left defending a cross in a two-on-one situation, but the ball evades the first man and Sunjic flicks it over Boyce, who was lurking behind him! Great defending. 
79' CHANCE! Dallas, who has now switched to the right flank, beats substitute Zakaric with ease, poking the ball one way and running around him the other, before dinking a cross to the back post for Boyce. The substitute striker declines the chance to shoot first-time, however, electing to try and control the ball, and it's hacked clear. 
J. Ward
N. McGinn
Northern Ireland
76' McGinn, who started very brightly but then faded in the second half, is replaced by Ward in Northern Ireland's final change. 
G. Zakarić
E. Ćivić
Bosnia-Herzegovina
76' Civic, who is lucky that his poor personal peformance wasn't punished, is replaced by Zakaric.
76' POST! Duljevic receives a wonderful, raking, cross-field ball on the left from Visca and cuts inside before curling a wicked shot past Cathcart that clips the upright and goes behind! What a goal that would have been!
74' Dallas wins yet another corner, and it's taken low back to him on the edge of the box. He feints with his right and fires a shot with his left, but it's charged down quickly. 
72' Dallas gets the crowd on its feet as he wins a corner, driving down the left, before Cathcart tries to make amends for his earlier error with a cute backheel in the box, but it's just about cleared away. 
W. Grigg
K. Lafferty
Northern Ireland
70' The second change sees Lafferty come off for Grigg up front. Cue the infamous song. 
L. Boyce
C. McLaughlin
Northern Ireland
69' O'Neill is forced into a double-change now in an attempt to salvage something from this game. Boyce - a striker - comes on for McLaughlin - a right-back - in the first substitution.
R. Krunić
E. Sarić
Bosnia-Herzegovina
67' The goalscorer Saric makes way for Krunic. This game looks won now for Bosnia-Herzegovina.
66' Despite their bright start, Northern Ireland are staring at a third consecutive competitive home defeat, something which has not occurred since June 1995.
E. Sarić
Goal
Bosnia-Herzegovina
64' GOAL! It's 2-0 Bosina-Herzegovina, and what a howler this is. Civic plays a poor, scooped pass to nobody, but Cathcart's headed back-pass is far too weak, and Peacock-Farrell comes to claim it, but Saric knocks it past him and rolls the ball into an empty net. Poor from both Northern Ireland players there, and their visitors gladly accept the gift they've been given. 
63' Dallas wins a corner with a dangerous-looking low cross, but it's repelled easily at the near post and cleared to safety. 
61' Lewis miscontrols a pass and scrambles to keep it in play, before wrestling Duljevic to the ground and going down in a heap himself. Not his finest moment. 
60' Northern Ireland are saved by the linesman's flag as Dzeko is found all on his own with a ball over the top. He took it well, too. 
59' Ambitious effort by Visca from miles out as he strikes a left-footed volley well wide of the target. 
57' Lafferty is down injured after conceding a free-kick, and leaves the field for some treatment. He looks okay to continue, though. 
56' MISS! Northern Ireland are turning the screw here, just as they did in the first half. McLaughlin meets a corner well with his head, but can only direct it high over the bar! 
55' BLOCK! Dallas gets down the left well and sends Cimirot the wrong way, but his curling effort cannons back off the scrambling midfielder and goes out off Sunjic. 
54' SAVE! Unbelieveable save by Sehic! The free-kick is flicked on by Evans for Lafferty, ghosting in unmarked at the back post, but his volley is blocked brilliantly by the goalkeeper! Saville's follow-up shot is then blocked away!
53' Northern Ireland are showing more of their old spark from the first half, as Lewis and Dallas win a free-kick on the left through sheer persistence. 
E. Džeko
Yellow Card
Bosnia-Herzegovina
51' YELLOW! Dzeko leads with his elbow as he contests an aerial ball with Evans, and catches him squarely in the face. The card comes out, and there can be few complaints about that one.
49' SAVE! Another shot comes in from distance by Saville, and the crowd get up for it, but it's tame in the end and Sehic holds onto it well. 
48' SAVE! The ball is worked patiently down the right, before a quality cross finds Dallas lurking, but his scuffed attempt at goal is tipped over the bar! 
46' And we're away for the second half!
In the second half, Northern Ireland will have to show the same intensity that they did in the first half to trouble Bosnia-Herzegovina, targeting their full-backs as an obvious area of weakness and pressing high, but they need to show more quality in the final third rather than just hopeful crosses. Bosnia-Herzegovina will certainly not feel that they are out of the woods just yet, and Prosinecki may well need far more from his players if they are to hold on to an important three points. 
At half-time, O'Neill will be encouraged by his side's performance, but very disappointed to be behind. His side have completely dominated, particularly for the first half an hour, amassing 64 percent possession and taking 10 shots, but failing to convert their dominance into goals - and were denied what appeared to be a clear penalty in the first minute. Prosinecki, in the away dressing room, will be feeling the exact opposite - concerned at the performance and delighted with the lead. His star forward Dzeko has looked dangerous when he's been given time on the ball, and his good work resulted in both of their shots, one of which was converted by Duljevic. 
45' + 1' HALF-TIME: NORTHERN IRELAND 0-1 BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
45' + 1' MISS! Davis and Dallas exchange passes before the former feeds Norwood 25 yards out, and he strikes one at goal, but it's always swerving wide. 
45' CHANCE! Lafferty is picked out, lurking at the back post, but the cross just skims the top of his head and goes behind! 
44' Bosnia-Herzegovina work the ball dangerously as Dzeko sparks a break just inside the attacking half. He squares the ball and races into the box for the return, but he can't quite reach it and it sails over him. 
42' McGinn works an opening on the right and crosses around Civic, but it's towards the near post and to no-one, allowing Sehic to come out and catch with ease. 
40' McLaughlin nearly trips on the ball and has to play it backwards while falling over, but thankfully for him no Bosnia-Herzegovina forwards had gambled on the back-pass.
38' Another Northern Ireland cross comes in, and is dealt with comfortably by the goalkeeper. That has happened far too often this half.
H. Duljević
Goal
Bosnia-Herzegovina
36' GOAL! 1-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina! They have made Northern Ireland pay dearly for not scoring while they were on top. Dzeko is stood up by McLaughlin, and he rolls a left-footed cross into the six-yard box that Duljevic races onto past three static defenders, slotting the ball through Peacock-Farrell's legs. How on earth are Northern Ireland behind?
E. Džeko
Assist
Bosnia-Herzegovina
36' Dzeko pulled wide to the left to see some more of the ball, and McLaughin defends lazily, allowing the cross to come in and not forcing Dzeko to beat him with any great difficulty. 
34' Bosnia-Herzegovina are growing back into this game now after a very difficult half-an-hour. Can they make their hosts pay for their missed chances? 
32' Both teams probe for an opening, but neither can beat the offside trap as Dallas and Dzeko are each flagged up for going too early. 
M. Pjanić
Yellow Card
Bosnia-Herzegovina
30' Pjanic earns himself a yellow card out of frustration as he hacks down Saville from behind. 
30' SAVE! Dzeko forces Peacock-Farrell into a smart stop with a side-footed effort off his left boot after good wing play by Visca. That's been Bosnia-Herzegovina's only chance of note, but Northern Ireland should heed the warning. Dzeko is a top class striker and could very well punish them if their profligacy continues. 
30' SAVE! Lafferty does excellently to put Sunjic under pressure and earn a corner from nowhere, before Jonny Evans gets his head on the cross, but it's a looping effort straight into the goalkeeper's gloves. 
28' Norwood does exceptionally well to turn away from Saric and regain his balance before swerving a lovely pass out to Dallas on the left wing, but the Leeds winger just misjudges the bounce and it gets away from him. 
26' For all of Bosnia-Herzegovina's poor moments, their centre-backs have dealt with balls into the box very well for the most part, repelling another corner with relative ease. 
24' Besic produces another moment for Bosnia-Herzegovina to forget as he runs in a straight line down the right wing and straight out of play to concede a goal-kick. It's his turn to hang his head in frustration. 
23' MISS! A raking forward ball is headed out by Civic straight to McGinn again, before Davis curls one first-time, but it's high over the bar! Northern Ireland are completely dominant at the moment, but they need to make it count. 
22' CHANCE! Lewis crosses well from the left, but Lafferty doesn't see Davis behind him and tries a difficult volley with his body shape all wrong, and can only earn a corner! Davis was in a much better position to take on the shot there. 
21' MISS! Dallas tries an ambitious, curling effort from outside the box, but it's high and just wide of the top-right corner. 
20' CHANCE! Bosnia-Herzegovina don't look comfortable at all, and McGinn really does have Civic in his back pocket. The left-back heads a clearance straight to the Northern Ireland winger in the centre of the box, and is then beaten before McLaughlin's low cross is inches away from the boot of Saville just a few yards out! 
18' SAVE! McGinn beats Civic down the line to cross, before beating him to the loose ball as it's cleared and firing the ball in at the near post that Sehic palms onto Lafferty and out! Plenty of encouragement for Northern Ireland down their right-hand side, and Civic is really struggling. 
16' Bosnia-Herzegovina left-back Civic is walking a fine line. His cross is blocked by McLaughlin, and he tries to appeal for handball before then barging the Northern Ireland right-back over. He's already on a yellow, and if he doesn't calm down soon, he could be seeing another. 
14' McGinn and Davis combine well down the right to beat Civic all ends up, who commits himself and is left stranded. McGinn fires a cross in from the byline, but Sehic just gets a glove on it to keep it out of the danger zone, before Dallas is penalised as he barges a white shirt down to prevent a counter. 
12' Northern Ireland are using the flanks well and getting crosses into the box. Bosnia-Herzegovina's full-bakcs are struggling, but their centre-halves are bailing them out so far. Meanwhile, there's yet another free-kick for handball, this time by Duljevic on halfway. 
E. Ćivić
Yellow Card
Bosnia-Herzegovina
10' YELLOW! It's an early yellow for Civic, who was trying to dribble out of defence and overran it to Davis, before sliding in rashly over the top of the ball and catching the Northern Ireland captain. Poor tackle.
9' Northern Ireland are really piling on the pressure as they pen Bosnia-Herzegovina into their own box and win a corner off Civic. It's defended well, however, and Dallas then controls the ball with his arm and concedes a free-kick. 
7' Bosnia-Herzegovina win a free-kick of their own on the left wing, but Pjanic's curled delivery low towards the near post isn't read by anyone, and bounces through for Peacock-Farrell.
6' MISS! Dallas tries to scoop the ball past Cimirot on the edge of the box and it strikes an arm, but Norwood whips the resulting free-kick high over the bar. 
4' Bosnia-Herzegovina are trying to play out from the back, but they don't look comfortable and are getting caught out time and again by the hosts' high press.
2' Northern Ireland starting strong here as Dallas tears down the left wing and is brought to ground with a hefty challenge by Besic, who was struggling to keep up. 
1' NO PENALTY! Bosnia-Herzegovina play it dangerously around the back and get caught out by a fierce press by the hosts. Saville skips away from Zukanovic in the box with a quick shift of the ball, and the defender trips him up, but nothing is given! Unbelievable start! 
1' And we're underway at Windsor Park for the first ever encounter between Northern Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina in their maiden Nations League clash! 
Northern Ireland's last win came against South Korea here in March, winning 2-1. Interestingly, Bosnia-Herzegovina's last away win also came against South Korea, courtesy of a hat-trick by winger Visca in the 3-1 victory, who starts today.
Michael O'Neill has an abundance of striking and goalkeeping options, but has given Peacock-Farrell the nod in net after his fine start to the season with Leeds United, while opting for Kyle Lafferty up front. Aaron Hughes and Josh Magennis have been ruled out today with calf issues. 
Northern Ireland are on a poor run of form, having won just once in their last seven matches after a run of five straight wins (D2 L4). However, they have won four of their last six games at home (L2), keeping clean sheets in the first three. The two losses came most recently, against Germany and Switzerland. 
Bosnia-Herzegovina substitutes: Bojan Nastic, Goran Zakaric, Sanjin Prcic, Kenan Kodro, Deni Milosevic, Vedran Kjosevski, Kenan Piric, Rijad Bajic, Rade Krunic
Bosnia-Herzegovina XI (4-3-3): Ibrahim Sehic; Eldar Civic, Ervin Zukanovic, Toni Sunjic, Muhamed Besic; Miralem Pjanic, Gojko Cimirot, Elvis Saric; Haris Duljevic, Edin Dzeko, Edin Visca
Northern Ireland substitutes: Trevor Carson, Liam Boyce, Jamie Ward, Conor Washington, Shane Ferguson, Michael Smith, Corry Evans, William Grigg, Paddy McNair, Michael McGovern, Gavin Whyte, Jordan Jones
Northern Ireland XI (4-3-3): Bailey Peackock-Farrell; Jamal Lewis, Craig Cathcart, Jonny Evans, Cono McLaughlin; George Saville, Steven Davis, Oliver Norwood; Stuart Dallas, Kyle Lafferty, Niall McGinn
The line-ups are out, and we'll start with the home side.
Bosnia-Herzegovina manager Robert Prosinecki has faced Northern Ireland twice as both a player (for Yugoslavia) and a manager (with Azerbaijan). He had much greater success as a player, winning both games and scoring at this ground, while he lost both encounters with Azerbaijan by an aggregate score of 5-0.
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the UEFA Nations League clash between Northern Ireland and Bosnia-Herzegovina at Windsor Park - the first ever meeting between these two teams.
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