FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualification IST (Indian Time), EDT (USA Time), BST (British Time), GMT+0, Match Preview Live Stream and TV telecast: Republic of Ireland look for another FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifying victory when they have a trip to Moldova on Sunday, October 9th.
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Match: Moldova Vs Republic of Ireland (World Cup 2018 Qualifying)
Date: October 9th, 2016; 14:45 EDT, 19:45 BST, 18:45 GMT+0, 0:15 IST (October 10th)
Venue: Stadionul Zimbru
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Moldova’s miserable performance continued on Thursday as they were once again beaten, this time it was a 3–0 defeat at home stadium to Serbia. They previous fixture was a 4–0 demolition at the hands of strong Wales side and made it four consecutive defeats. The last time they won was back in March as they had overcome Andorra, but that was their only win in the last couple of years. Moldova have lost nine of their last 11 outings in all tournaments, which ultimately led to them finishing at the cellar of their Euro 2016 qualifying group with just two points from their ten matches.
On the other hand, the visitors Republic of Ireland managed to finish third in their Euro 2016 qualifiers, and after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina in the playoffs stage they then managed to get four points from their three Euro 2016 group matches and make it to the knockout round. The dream looked set to continue when they took an early lead against France, but striker Antoine Griezmann’s magic saw them knocked out of the competition after a 2–1 loss. Their last two matches in the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign were a 2–2 draw away to Serbia and 1–0 win against Georgia at home in midweek. This puts the visitors fourth in the group table, but they are only behind current leader Wales on goal difference.
Moldova Vs Republic of Ireland: Head-to-Head Stats
Two sides have never met before. This fixture will be the first meeting between these teams.