Conor Bradley 'had a feeling' he would score against Andorra

Photo shows Conor Bradley after scoring against Andorra
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Conor Bradley "had a feeling" he would score against Andorra as the Liverpool youngster celebrated a clinical double on Tuesday night. Bradley scored twice in the space of six minutes to earn Northern Ireland a comfortable 2-0 win in Murcia.

The wing-back showed all his class, pace and finishing ability to poke home Callum Marshall's cross in the 16th minute, and moments later he was at it again to head home Jamal Lewis' low delivery.

Bradley told the BBC: "The manager wants the wing-backs to get in the box. I don't know, I just had a feeling I was going to get onto it so I ran across the front post for the first one and just tucked it in, and then the second one the same again.

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"I just had a feeling, and thankfully I scored two goals. The hat-trick was in my head to be fair. I thought it would be quite nice to get the hat-trick but unfortunately I didn't get it.

"But I'm happy with the two."

Reflecting on the win, Bradley added: "I loved it. I thought it was a very good performance from the team and very professional.

"It has been really good being with the lads for this trip. We have developed quite a bit during the two weeks. Loads of training sessions and Michael has given us a lot of feedback.

"Hopefully we can keep doing that in the Nations League."

Bradley is coming off the back of a breakthrough season for Liverpool, and he carried that sensational form into the international double-header against Spain and Andorra.

"It has been a really good season. I am just happy. I will probably reflect on things when I get home tomorrow and see my mum and family and stuff," he said.

"It has been a brilliant season and I am really happy with it."

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