Race to the finals

Euro 2012 play-off draw

October 13, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Republic of Ireland have landed the ideal Euro 2012 play-off draw as they take on Estonia, while Portugal face Bosnia, Czech Republic play Montenegro and Turkey take on Croatia in a rerun of the Euro 2008 quarter-final.

Having lost four of their last five play-offs for a major tournament, the Irish cannot take the Estonians, who edged out Serbia in Group C to second place, at all lightly.

Their last appearance ended in acrimony when they were knocked out by France following ...

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