St Patrick's Athletic moved three points clear at the top of the Airtricity Premier Division table following victory over Drogheda United at Richmond Park.
David McAllister opened the scoring for the Inchicore side on 22 minutes with a cracking drive and Derek Doyle scored the second from close range on 30 minutes.
The win moves Pat's three points clear of Shamrock Rovers but the Tallaght side can move back level on points with a win over Bohs on Sunday.
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