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Shane Long Out of Ireland’s World Cup Clash With Wales

Republic of Eire striker Shane Long is out of his side’s decisive tournament qualifier against Wales with a hip injury.

Ireland will secure second spot in Group D and a play-off place with a victory over Wales, however the Irish will be without Southampton striker Long for the crucial clash.

Wales understand they’re going to conjointly claim an area within the play-offs with ending prior to the sport at capital town construction on weekday evening.

Both sides will still claim associate automatic qualification spot as cluster D winners however would want geographical region to slide up reception to Georgia.

Long has accumulated 71 caps for Eire throughout his international career, marking up seventeen goals.

The 30-year-old competed eighty three minutes of Ireland’s 2-0 win over Moldova however he missed a number of chances unlike his strike partner Daryl Murphy who took his chances in a rare start for him.

Wales in the meantime are without Gareth Bale who suffered a calf injury prior to the international break.

 

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