Ireland takes on Bosnia - Herzegovina in International Friendly game
Republic of Ireland takes on Bosnia & Herzegovina in pre Euro 2012 action as they play in an International Friendly game at Aviva Stadium.
The Republic of Ireland soccer team takes on Bosnia & Herzegovina in an international friendly as a preparation for the Euro 2012 tournament in Poland & Ukraine next month. Manager Giovanni Trapattoni has selected a team which gives some idea of his potential approach to team selection for upcoming matches with exciting young prospect James McClean making his first senior start for Ireland.
Keiren Westwood lines up in goals to replace Shay Given who is recovering from a knee injury but is expected return for the group stages of the Euros.
Republic of Ireland: Westwood; McShane, Dunne, St Ledger, Ward; Duff, Gibson, Whelan, McClean; Keane, Doyle.
Republic of Ireland starting team
K. Westwood, Paul McShane, S.Ward, R.Dunne, D. O'Dea, D. Duff,J.McClean, D. Gibson, G.Whelan, R.Keane(Capt), K.Doyle
Bosnia & Herzegovina starting team
A. Begovic, S. Jahic, B. Pandza, M. Mujdza, S. Lulic, H. Medunjanin, E. Rahimic, M.Pjanic, Z. Misimovic (Capt), V. Ibisevic, E. Dzeko