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Poll: One last hurdle - how do you think tonight's World Cup play-off will go?

Ireland’s campaign started over 14 months ago and draws to a close tonight.

Christian Eriksen and Stephen Ward after last Saturday's play-off.
Christian Eriksen and Stephen Ward after last Saturday's play-off.
Image: James Crombie/INPHO

AND SO OVER 14 months after it all began, Ireland’s World Cup 2018 qualification campaign is set to come to a close.

Starting with the 2-2 draw with Serbia on 5 September 2016, there have been 11 games featuring five wins, five draws and just the one defeat for Martin O’Neill’s side.

After Saturday’s scoreless draw in Copenhagen, all eyes turn to the Aviva Stadium tonight for the second leg of the play-off against Denmark that will decide who will be flying to Russia next summer and who is going to be watching at home.

So what do you think the outcome will be – are Ireland going to qualify for a first World Cup since 2002 or will Denmark reach their first World Cup since 2010?

Let us know.

Poll Results:

Ireland qualify after 90 mins (1333)
Denmark qualify after 90 mins (889)
It's going to penalties and my nerves can't take that (836)
Ireland qualify after extra-time (357)
Denmark qualify after extra-time (164)

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