Trigger happy: we can beat Russians, says McAteer

WATCH: Former Lansdowne favourite reckons Ireland can come away from today’s Moscow mission, with the crucial three points.

IT’S ALMOST TIME. Russia host Ireland in a crunch Euro2012 qualifier this afternoon (kick-off 4pm).

And former Boy in Green, Jason McAteer, reckons Ireland can get the crucial win against Russia.

Speaking at Three Ireland’s ‘Go Green with Pride’ jersey trade in, McAteer revealed how difficult it is to play in Russia while Stephen Hunt expressed confidence that Giovanni Trapattoni’s men can overturn last year’s 3 – 2 defeat to the Russians.

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