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The road to the World Cup 2022 starts on Wednesday night with a tricky trip to Serbia. Stephen Kenny has had to deal with plenty of issues both on and off the field during his tenure to date, but a positive result on Wednesday night would put a totally different spin on things, should they get a good result there and pick up three points against Luxembourg at the weekend.
Serbia v Ireland – World Cup 2022 Qualifier
19:45, Sky Sports Football / RTE 2
Correct score: 0-0 draw
I think we’re going to struggle to score a goal on Wednesday night. It’s been well documented how poor our record has been in front of goal over the last year or so. As well as that, I’m not sure where the goals are going to come from either looking at the current side.
Therefore, the best I think we can hope for is keeping a clean sheet. Possibly a draw, and a 0-0 draw if we manage the clean sheet might be the way to go here. Considering all the issues in the build-up to this game, I would take that.
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