Republic of Ireland vs Denmark Preview and Prediction: Denmark to Win 1-0 at 11/2
The Republic of Ireland and Denmark will play the second leg of their World Cup qualification play-off at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday, 14th November.
The teams played the first leg of this match over the weekend and it ended in a goalless draw. Prior to that they played in August 2007 and the Republic of Ireland won 0 – 4.
The Republic of Ireland finished second in qualifying Group D with 19 points having won five games, drawn four and lost one. Last month they defeated Wales 0 – 1 and Moldova 2 – 0. Before that they lost 0 – 1 to Serbia.
Denmark finished second in qualifying Group E with 20 points having won six games, drawn two and lost two. In the last round of games they drew 1 – 1 with Romania, defeated Montenegro 0 – 1 and Armenia 1 – 4.
There is a huge amount of pressure on both teams to win the game and qualify for next year’s tournament. Ireland will be feeling confident after holding Denmark to a draw but Denmark are sure to come out fighting. It could be a very intense game indeed.
A 1 – 0 win Denmark is the most likely outcome with Paddy Power and Boyle Sports offering odds of 11/2 and 5/1 respectively.
Paddy Power Odds: 21/10 Republic of Ireland to Win, 2/1 for a Draw and 8/5 Denmark to Win
Boyle Sports: 19/10 Republic of Ireland to Win, 19/10 for a Draw and 13/8 Denmark to Win