Darren Randolph and the Republic of Ireland will have to compete for a Euro 2020 place via the Play-Offs despite drawing with Denmark.
After being rested during the friendly win over New Zealand last week, Randolph was back between the posts at the Aviva Stadium for the crucial final qualifier.
Former Boro man Martin Braithwaite gave the Danes the lead on 73 minutes, but Matt Doherty turned home Enda Stevens' cross to the back post inside the final five minutes.
Despite the late equaliser, the Boys in Green were unable to find the goal they needed for an automatic qualification place for next summer's tournament.
Ireland still have an opportunity to clinch a place at Euro 2020, but they will have to do so via the Play-Offs in March.
Meanwhile, Nathan Wood and England U18s signed off their three-game trip to Spain by making it three wins out of three with a 1-0 success over Czech Republic.
Wood, who had led the Young Lions in the previous two games, was brought on from the bench with six minutes to go.
Noni Madueke struck the decisive goal in the first half as the U18s brought their year to a close with a victory.
Paddy McNair and George Saville are gearing up to face Germany away in a Euro 2020 qualifier tomorrow evening.
Michael O'Neill's side missed out on an automatic qualification spot for next summer's tournament, and will also compete in the Play-Offs in March as they aim to secure a place in the finals.
After an impressive win away to Portugal on Thursday, Marcus Tavernier and England U20s are back on home soil to take on Iceland at Adam's Park tomorrow night (7pm).