Ireland takes Poland in a match of Group D of the qualifying standings of European Championship in France in 2016. World bookmaker bet365.com offers us very good odds for this match - home win is 2.62, with a draw at 3.20 and the success of visitors is estimated at 3.00. The team leader of the group is Poland with 10 points, followed by Ireland and the world champion Germany with 7, on the fourth place is Scotland with the same total score, Georgia is fifth with 3 points and on the last place are debutants from Gibraltar with zero points.
Ireland started these qualifications with wins against Georgia with 2:1 and Gibraltar with 7:0, then recorded 1:1 draw as a guest of the world champion Germany, but in the last round gave way to Scotland with 1:0. The game against the Poles is crucial for the hosts, because if they lose will say goodbye to their dreams for direct ranking of Euro 2016. An eventual success, however, will put them closer to that goal.
Poland is one of the surprises of these European qualifications. Poles fell into very difficult group, but present more than convincing and not coincidentally are leaders in the standings. The team scored three victories - over Gibraltar with 7:0, against Germany with 2:0, Georgia with 4:0 and finished once in draw against Scotland with 2:2. Poland is in a comfortable position to qualify directly to the Euro finals. If their strong form continues in Dublin, it will be a tough game for the hosts.
Recommended bet: For Poland @ 3.00 at bet365