Stephen Kenny has warned Scotland his new-look Ireland have yet to hit top gear - and he expects them to be even better than in June’s 3-0 Dublin drubbing.
The Irish will be roared on by a sell-out away support of 2500 at Hampden with thousands more in the city hoping to see their side complete a stunning Nations League double header on Steve Clarke ’s men.
And just 14 weeks on from steamrolling the Scots at the Aviva Stadium Kenny is confident his players can repeat the trick. Despite criticism that followed a woeful World Cup qualifying effort, Ireland have lost only three of their last 16 matches.
That run includes draws with Belgium, Portugal and Serbia as well as the 1-1 result in Ukraine on their last run out. And Kenny said: “We are not dwelling on the game in Dublin, this is a different challenge.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk