Robbie Brady

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Home nation, France got themselves through into the last eight of Euro 2016 after defeating Republic of Ireland 2-1 thanks to Antoine Griezmann's inspirational second half performance. Les Blues didn't have the best of start as they found themselves trailing after just two minutes of play when Ireland earned a spot kick which was converted…
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The teams France (4-3-3): Lloris; Sagna, Rami, Koscielny, Evra; Pogba, Kanté, Matuidi; Griezmann, Giroud, Payet. Subs: Mandanda, Cosil, Jallet, Cabaye, Gignac, Martial, Schneiderlin, Mangala, Digne, Sissoko, Coman, Umtiti.
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Republic of Ireland's ambition in getting themselves into the knock out stage of Euro 2016 was fulfilled following an intense 1-0 win over Italy, courtesy of Robbie Brady's late goal. Facing a much changed Azzurri squad, Ireland took full advantage as they put on strong pressure and aggressive display straight from kick off. Although pretty…
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Italy v Rep of Ireland line-ups: Italy: Sirigu, Barzagli, Bonucci, Ogbonna, Bernardeschi, Sturaro, Thiago Motta, Florenzi, De Sciglio, Zaza, Immobile. Subs: Buffon, Chiellini, Darmian, Candreva, Pelle, De Rossi, Eder, Parolo, Insigne, El Shaarawy, Giaccherini, Marchetti.
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Martin O'Neill's side are more positive than they were towards the end of Giovanni Trapattoni's reign, and the new coach has used the attacking Robbie Brady as a left-back in a 4-2-3-1 formation. STRENGTHS This is an extremely hard-working side (think Jon Walters) and Shane Long's speed and aerial power up front will trouble most…