Date: 11th October 2015 at 8:30am
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Republic of Ireland travel to Poland on Sunday night knowing that they must beat their opponents, or secure a draw with a score of at least 2-2, if they are to automatically qualify for Euro 2016.

Martin O’Neill’s side beat Germany 1-0 on Thursday to draw level with the Poles on 18 points in the standings, but they are below their opponents from Central Europe on goal difference until this match decides the overall head-to-head record.

Ireland are guaranteed a play-off spot even if they fail to get the win or minimum 2-2 draw, but they will be looking to their captain Robbie Keane for inspiration to get them to France.

Meanwhile, they will have to watch out for Robert Lewandowski, who is the top goalscorer in Euro 2016 qualifying and the most in-form striker in world football right now.

Here’s how the duo match-up before the clash in Warsaw…

 
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