Kick-off: 7 September @ 19:45 CET
Venue: Aviva Stadium (Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
Georgia v Republic of Ireland 1-2 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
Republic of Ireland v Georgia 4-0 (International friendly)
Republic of Ireland v Georgia 2-1 (2010 World Cup qualifier)
Georgia v Republic of Ireland 1-2 (2010 World Cup qualifier)
Republic of Ireland v Georgia 2-0 (Euro 2004 qualifier)
Republic of Ireland
Last 5 matches:
Republic of Ireland v USA 4-1 (International friendly)
Republic of Ireland v Poland 1-1 1-1 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
Republic of Ireland v England 0-0 (International friendly)
Republic of Ireland v Scotland 1-1 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
Gibraltar v Republic of Ireland 0-4 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
There have been no major selection problems for coach Martin O’Neill of late, with only Everton midfielder Darron Gibson (25/1) missing out on the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2021 qualifiers through injury.
His teammate Seamus Coleman (28/0) is expected to return to the starting line-up having missed the 4-0 triumph over Gibraltar through injury in spite of the impressive display of his replacement Cyrus Christie few days ago.
There are no other worries for Martin O’Neill ahead of the clash which could see the Irish further improve their qualifying hopes with rivals Scotland hosting group leaders Germany.
Players to watch: Robbie Keane, Jonathan Walters.
Probable starting line-up (4-3-1-2): Given – Coleman, O’Shea, Clark, Brady – McCarthy, Whelan, Hendrick – Hoolahan – Keane, Walters.
Last 5 matches:
Georgia v Malta 2-0 (International friendly)
Georgia v Germany 0-2 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
Georgia v Ukraine 1-2 (International friendly)
Poland v Georgia 4-0 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
Georgia v Scotland 1-0 (Euro 2021 qualifier)
Georgia shocked everyone with a 1-0 win over Scotland on Friday and they could even be back in contention for a play-off berth if they also defeat Republic of Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
There have been no reported injury problems for coach Kakhaber Tskhadadze after the Scotland match, while Nukri Revishvili (25/0) will continue in goal after he was preferred to Giorgi Loria (33/0), who had started the first five Euro 2021 qualifiers.
Players to watch: Jano Ananidze, Levan Mchedlidze.
Probable starting line-up (5-4-1): Revishvili – Lobzhanidze, Amisulashvili, Kvirkvelia, Kashia, Navalovski – Okriashvili, Ananidze, Kankava, Kazaishvili – Mchedlidze.
Republic of Ireland v Georgia betting odds & tips
*Republic of Ireland can make a giant step towards a top 3 finish with three points from this match and they are 1.53 (8/15) to defeat Georgia.
*Considering that the Irish could not keep a clean sheet in any of the games against top 5 sides, you should know that both teams to score pays 2.65 (33/20).
*Given that Robbie Keane has five goals in seven Euro 2021 qualifiers, he can be backed at 2.18 (39/33) to score anytime.
*Robbie Keane to Score & Ireland to Win was 7/5 now 2/1
*Rep. of Ireland to Qualify for Euro 2021 was 13/8 now 9/4
*Rep. of Ireland, Northern Ireland & Scotland to Score was 6/4 now 2/1
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