Team analysis

Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Republic of Ireland
1Kian Clarke09/05/2001Goalkeeper Bohemian FC (IRL)
2Max Murphy02/06/2001Defender80 22+80 Stoke City FC (ENG)
3Kameron Ledwidge07/04/2001Defender80808080 Southampton FC (ENG)
4Oisin McEntee05/01/2001Defender80808080 Newcastle United FC (ENG)
5Nathan Collins30/04/2001Defender80808080 Stoke City FC (ENG)
6Jason Knight13/02/2001Midfield80808080 Derby County FC (ENG)
7Callum Thompson20/04/2001Midfield19+23+15+80 Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (ENG)
8Barry Coffey27/03/2001Midfield8039+8080 Celtic FC (SCO)
9Adam Idah11/02/2001Forward808080801 Norwich City FC (ENG)
10Troy Parrott04/02/2002Forward808080803 Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
11Sean Brennan05/07/2001Midfield61*41*65* Southampton FC (ENG)
12Marc Walsh15/03/2001Midfield 5+ Swansea City AFC (ENG)
13Ray O'Sullivan03/07/2001Midfield Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (ENG)
14Adam O'Reilly11/05/2001Midfield 67* 1+ Preston North End FC (ENG)
15Jordan Mceneff08/01/2001Forward 13+ Arsenal FC (ENG)
16James Corcoran01/02/2002Goalkeeper8080801 Cherry Orchard FC (IRL)
17Tyreik Wright22/09/2001Midfield8057*75*80* Aston Villa FC (ENG)
18Luca Connell20/04/2001Midfield 8058* Bolton Wanderers FC (ENG)
19Ryan Cassidy02/03/2001Forward Watford FC (ENG)
20Conor Grant23/07/2001Midfield Sheffield Wednesday FC (ENG)
23Sean Bohan12/03/2001Goalkeeper Bohemian FC (IRL)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Republic of Ireland team analysis

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Key features – Republic of Ireland

• 1-4-4-1-1 with 11 Brennan roaming behind target striker 9 Idah
• Vertical attacking based on direct supply to striker and 2nd-ball play
• Fast transitions to 1-4-4-2 or 1-4-5-1 deep defensive block
• When building, emphasis on through passing, speed on flanks
• 10 Parrott a box-to-box performer; free-kick specialist; good finishing
• Committed defensive play; aerial power, strong tackling, discipline
• Hardworking unit with strong team ethic, determination, mental strength

Head coach: Colin O’Brien (28/02/1975)