7 things that sum up Northern Ireland's win against Belarus

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Northern Ireland v Belarus - International Friendly

Goals from strikers Kyle Lafferty, Conor Washington and Will Grigg gave Northern Ireland a perfect Belfast send-off before Euro 2016 as they extended their unbeaten run to 11 games with a 3-0 victory over Belarus.

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1. The star man

(Niall Carson/PA) Northern Ireland's Kyle Lafferty during the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast.
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Kyle Lafferty. A far more mature striker, now with 50 caps under his belt, he looked fitter and sharper following an end-of-season loan stint with Birmingham. He broke the deadlock early on and his presence lead to Conor Washington doubling the lead on the stroke of half-time.

2. Moment of the match

Northern Ireland's Will Grigg celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast.
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It had to be Grigg's late goal, which the crowd had been looking for as soon as he came on an hour in. Niall McGinn's cross from the right was punched out to the Wigan forward and he delivered the strike that prompted more "Will Grigg's On Fire" chants.

3. View from the bench

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill during a celebration send-off before the team leaves for Euro 2016 after the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast.
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Michael O'Neill once again went with a 3-5-2 formation and his players look comfortable in that system, with Paddy McNair operating in a slightly deeper role in midfield. O'Neill will have been most encouraged by strike duo Lafferty and Washington's performance, while Grigg's goal will only have buoyed him further.

4. Moan of the match

Belarus' Igor Shitov (left) and Northern Ireland's Stuart Dallas battle for the ball during the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast.
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Belarus had not conceded in five games and were supposed to provide a big test for Northern Ireland. They did not live up to the billing.

5. Tweet of the match

6. Picture of the day

Northern Ireland fans during a celebration send-off before the team leaves for Euro 2016 after the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast.
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7. And fireworks

Northern Ireland players during a celebration send-off before the team leaves for Euro 2016 after the International Friendly at Windsor Park, Belfast
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As if a 3-0 win wasn't a good enough way to send Northern Ireland to the Euros.