Republic of Ireland get Bosnia-Herzegovina in Euro 2016 play-off

Republic of Ireland will face Bosnia-Herzegovina in a two-legged play-off to qualify for Euro 2016.
Martin O’Neill’s side have been drawn to play the first leg away from home.
The Republic could have secured automatic qualification from Group D with a 2-2 draw in Poland earlier this month but lost 2-1.
In the other play-off matches for the tournament in France, Ukraine play Slovenia, Sweden face Denmark, while Norway take on Hungary.
Bosnia finished third in Group B behind Belgium and Wales, drawing 0-0 against Chris Coleman’s side in Cardiff before winning 2-0 at home.
The first leg ties will be played between 12-14 November, with the return matches on 15, 16 and 17 November.
The Republic’s only previous meeting with Bosnia is a 1-0 friendly win in 2012, when Shane Long scored the decisive goal.
They reached Euro 2012 via the play-offs, with the side then managed by Giovanni Trapattoni beating Estonia 5-1 over two legs.
But in November 2009 they were beaten in a play-off to reach the 2010 World Cup by France, who went through with a goal which should have been disallowed for a Thierry Henry handball.

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