Republic of Ireland set up November friendly against USA in Dublin

Martin O’Neill’s side to finish off year with game against Jürgen Klinsmann’s men

United States goalkeeper Tim Howard saves a shot from Belgium striker  Romelu Lukaku during the  World Cup  round of 16 match   at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

United States goalkeeper Tim Howard saves a shot from Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku during the World Cup round of 16 match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Mon, Aug 11, 2014, 19:38

The Republic of Ireland will complete their international fixtures this year with a home friendly against the United States at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Tuesday November 18th.

Jürgen Klinsmann’s side made it to the round of 16 stage at the World Cup in Brazil, where they lost to Belgium after extra time, a game that saw goalkeeper Tim Howard make a World Cup record 16 saves.

The game comes four days after Martin O’Neill’s side play Scotland in a European Championship qualifier at Parkhead in Glasgow on Friday November 14th.

The Republic of Ireland are next in action when they take on Oman in a friendly at the Aviva on Wednesday September 3rd ahead of their opening Group D qualifier away to Georgia on Sunday June 7th.

In October, newcomers Gibraltar come to Dublin form a qualifier on Saturday October 11th before the daunting trip to take on world champions Germany in Gelsenkirchen the following Tuesday.

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