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Republic of Ireland vs Belarus preview

Kick off: Tuesday, 31 May @19:45 GMT

Venue: Turner’s Cross (Cork)

Live Stream: fuboTV (US), bet365 (non-US)

Head to Head Record

No past meetings

Republic of Ireland vs Belarus Team News

Robbie Keane is likely to return to the starting line-up, meaning that Southampton attacker Shane Long should drop to the bench. James McCarthy and Marc Wilson remain in the recovery room, whilst David Meyler came as a substitute in Hull City’s 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday, meaning that he could play some part in Tuesday’s friendly. Daryl Murphy is pushing for a start as well, while David Forde returns to contention after missing the Netherlands game due to club commitments.

Injured: Marc Wilson, James McCarthy

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Sergei Kornilenko, Dzmitry Verkhawtsow and Stanislaw Drahun remain in the recovery room, while Alexander Hleb is likely to be recalled to the starting line-up after he came as a substitute in the 3-0 loss to Northern Ireland. Egor Filipenko picked up an injury against Northern Ireland and he is likely to miss Tuesday’s friendly.

Injured: Sergei Kornilenko, Dzmitry Verkhawtsow, Stanislaw Drahun, Egor Filipenko

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Quick Facts

  • Robbie Keane has netted 65 goals for the Republic of Ireland national team to date
  • Republic of Ireland suffered only one loss in last 13 games
  • The Boys in Green scored 1+ goals in each of their previous seven matches at home
  • Belarus failed to score in previous four games
  • Alexander Hleb could earn his 73rd cap for Belarus against Rep. of Ireland

Republic of Ireland vs Belarus Prediction

Republic of Ireland footballers can’t wait for Euro 2016 to start. The Boys in Green head into their final warm-up game against Belarus full of confidence and they are regarded as favourites on paper to emerge triumphant in Tuesday’s friendly against Alexander Hleb and Co. Martin O’Neill’s troops will, as always, leave their hearts on the field and there is every chance the hosts will emerge triumphant in the Turner’s Cross clash.

Betting Tip: Republic of Ireland to win

Odds: 1.60 (3/5) @Betfair

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