Euros Qualifying: Republic of Ireland vs France Prediction, Odds, and Pick (Mar 27)

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  • France travels to Ireland for their second game in qualifying on Monday
  • Ireland kicks off their qualifying campaign with the toughest match in Group B

France will be among the favorites to win EURO 2024, and they will be bidding to avoid any shock results in their hunt to top Group B. They will be favored to pick up a victory on Monday when they travel to Ireland.

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France will be aware that every point could be vital in Group B, as they will face likely competition from the Netherlands to top the group. Ireland will have the home advantage, as they chase an opening win in the group.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday, March 27, 2023, at 3:45 p.m ET
  • Where: Aviva Stadium, Dublin  
  • How To Watch: FOX Sports


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France has been listed as the early favorite to win EURO 2024, and it could be hard to bet against them going deep in Germany next year. The French recently reached the final at the World Cup, which was their second straight appearance in the final. However, they have reached the final on just one occasion in the previous five editions of the EUROs.

There was an illustrious honor handed to Kylian Mbappe this weekend, as he was named as the new captain of the national team. The forward once again looks key to their chances of victory on Monday after scoring 19 goals in 24 league matches this season.

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There is little doubt that the Republic of Ireland faces an uphill struggle to reach EURO 2024 after being drawn alongside France and the Netherlands. They will need to finish in the top two places to qualify, as they don’t have the same playoff insurance as Greece.

In truth, their 2022 form doesn’t offer much hope, as they pick up just four wins from ten matches, with four defeats also suffered last year. Ireland has reached the last two editions of the EUROs, but that feat has been achieved via the playoff route on both occasions.


This home match will be key to Ireland’s chances of reaching the EURO finals next year. However, we struggle to see past the French, who boast an embarrassment of riches across the field.


Alex Dudley
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