Needing a win to open their chance in qualifying into Euro 2016 knock out stages, Republic of Ireland won’t be expecting any kind of favor from their opponent, Italy.
Reports about Azzurri’s plan in resting several important players apparently doesn’t make Ireland coach, Martin O’Neill more relax as he believes that Italy have good enough depth to trouble any teams.
Moreover, O’Neill also stated that the new players can very well freshen things up for Antonio Conte’s side, not to mention that fact those previously bench warmers will try to convince their coach for upcoming matches.
That’s why the tactician ordered strong focus from his side from start to finish if they were to pick positive result from their final group game against Italy.
Probable Republic of Ireland line up against Italy:
Randolph(gk); Coleman, O’Shea, Duffy, Brady(def); Hendrick, Whelan, Quinn, Hoolahan(mid); Murphy, Long(att)