- Denmark have scored in 90% of their last 10 home games but only kept a clean sheet 40% of them. Republic of Ireland have scored in 90% of their last 10 away games and conceded in 70% of them.
- Ireland have won four, drawn four, and lost three of their last 11 away games in all competitions , 10 of their last 13 trips away have seen them concede at least once.They have scored in all but one of these games.
- There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Ireland‘s last 7 games (FIFA World Cup).
- Ireland are undefeated in 10 of their last 11 matches (FIFA World Cup).
- At home Denmark have won six, drawn two, and lost one of their last nine outings, with their only defeat coming against Montenegro
HEAD TO HEAD
- Denmark and Republic of Ireland have each won two, drawn two, and lost two of their last six meetings with one another.
- Thomas Delaney may start ahead of Lasse Schone in the middle of the park.
- Åge Hareide has ample centre-back options, but could continue with Simon Kjaer and Andreas Christensen, who started the 1-1 draw with Romania.
- Spurs playmaker Christian Eriksen will be a key figure in midfield as he tries to provide for Nicklas Bendtner and Nicolai Jorgensen up front.
- James McCarthy, Richard Keogh, and Sean Maguire will miss out through injury on Saturday, whilst David McGoldrick and Jonny Hayes have been dropped.
- Hull City man David Meyler is in the squad but will miss the first leg due to suspension, whilst veterans such as Stephen Ward, Glen Whelan should anchor the midfield as a result , and Shane Long are expected to start.
- Martin O’Neill is without David Meyler for the first leg meeting with Denmark, with the Hull City man suspended. Glenn Whelan should anchor the midfield as a result.
BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE AT 2.55 SPORTPESA ODDS