Enda Stevens has challenged the Republic of Ireland to keep skipper Seamus Coleman’s Euro 2020 dream alive in his absence when they face Denmark in a winner-takes-all shoot-out next month.
Shane Duffy is confident the Republic of Ireland have put their World Cup nightmare at the hands of Denmark firmly behind them as they prepare to meet again with Euro 2020 qualification at stake.
The Republic of Ireland will go head-to-head with familiar foes Denmark in Dublin next month with a trip to the Euro 2020 finals awaiting the victors.
Aaron Connolly is targeting a “cup final” victory over Denmark to see the Republic of Ireland through to Euro 2020.
A Haris Seferovic strike and Shane Duffy’s own goal left the Republic of Ireland needing to beat Denmark to secure automatic qualification for the Euro 2020 finals as Switzerland got right back into the race.
Mick McCarthy has admitted the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Geneva is do-or-die – but only for Switzerland.
Seamus Coleman had already accepted the Republic of Ireland would have to beat either Switzerland or Denmark to qualify for the Euro 2020 finals before it became a mathematical certainty.
Republic of Ireland boss Mick McCarthy has declined to raid the Under-21s as he prepares to test the depth of his squad in Tuesday night’s friendly clash with Bulgaria.
Enda Stevens is confident there are more goals to come from Republic of Ireland striker David McGoldrick after seeing him open his international account with a match-saving header against Switzerland.
Seamus Coleman has warned the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 rivals to beware the nation’s innate refusal to give up the fight.
Denmark’s prime minister has had a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump, who earlier this week scrapped a visit to the country by saying Mette Frederiksen was “nasty” when she rejected his idea of buying Greenland as an absurdity.