All You Want To Know Forward Of Eire’s Euro 2020 Opening Qualifier
The Republic of Eire get their Euro 2020 qualifying marketing campaign off the bottom this night with a Group D opener towards Gibraltar.
Mick McCarthy returns to the Eire sideline for the primary time since 2002 and he has Terry Connor and Robbie Keane by his aspect in his administration group.
It must be a comparatively straight ahead opener for McCarthy and Eire and forward of the sport, we’ve got compiled all the data that it’s worthwhile to know.
Who’re taking part in?
Gibraltar v Republic of Eire.
The place is the sport being performed?
Victoria Stadium, Gibraltar.
What time is kick-off?
5 pm Irish time.
The place can I watch the match?
RTE 2 can have full dwell protection from Four pm whereas the match may also be proven on Sky Sports activities Fundamental Occasion with protection starting at 4.55pm.
Who else is in our group?
Switzerland, Denmark, and Georgia.
Georgia tackle Switzerland on the Boris Paichadze Stadium. The sport is dwell on Sky Sports activities from 2 pm.
How good are Gibraltar?
Ranked 194th on the earth, Gibraltar are thought of a minnow at worldwide degree. They completed backside of their Euro 2016 qualifying group in addition to their 2018 World Cup one.
The UEFA Nations League, nevertheless, has been form to them with Gibraltar choosing up six factors defeating Armenia and Lichtenstein.
Eire ought to nonetheless defeat them with ease.
How have we executed towards them previously?
Gibraltar and Eire met in Euro 2016 qualifying, with Martin O’Neill’s males comfortably successful out on each events by 4-Zero and 7-0.
Have Eire received any harm points?
As of Saturday afternoon, McCarthy has a totally match 23 to select from forward of this night’s recreation towards Gibraltar.
What’s the Irish beginning XI anticipated to seem like?
There’s loads of intrigue surrounding McCarthy’s first beginning XI as Irish boss, however having weighed up the choices earlier within the week we really feel, he’ll attempt one thing alongside these strains;
Who’s the Eire captain?
Mick McCarthy has confirmed that Seamus Coleman will begin the sport this night and can captain the aspect on his 50th cap for the Republic of Eire.
What’s our subsequent fixture?
Eire host Georgia within the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday (March 26). Kick off is 7.45pm