Ireland And Wales Set For Aviva Showdown

The meeting of Republic of Ireland and Wales this evening has been described as the biggest game in Europe this weekend.

The two sites face off at the Aviva Stadium in a crucial World Cup qualifier, with both sides taking contrasting form into the tie.

Ireland sit top of Group D with 10 points from a possible 12, while Wales have won just one of their four qualifiers so far.


Irish captain Seamus Coleman says their exploits at Euro 2016 has given them renewed optimism that they can reach Russia next year.

Kick off at Lansdowne Road is at 7.45.

Group D rivals Serbia and Austria are also in action tonight.

Serbia have a tricky tie away to Georgia, while Austria welcome Moldova to Vienna.