Given: Job not done yet

BY foxsports • November 13, 2011

Giovanni Trapattoni's men are in pole position to reach Ukraine and Poland next summer following Friday's emphatic success in Tallinn. Ireland are now the heavy favourites to progress, although the 35-year-old Aston Villa man is taking nothing for granted ahead of Tuesday's second leg in Dublin. "We are not there yet, but we have got a fantastic chance now of finishing the job off on Tuesday," said Given. "You don't like talking about being there when you are not there already because anything can happen in football - we could get a man sent off in the first few minutes in Dublin. "But, please God, we can finish the job off now." Given has praised Italian tactician Trapattoni, stating his record in qualifying campaigns has been impressive. "He has his knockers, but the results he has had since he has come in - what is it, two games in the last two qualifying campaigns we have lost?" he continued. "You have to give him a lot of credit. We are a different team now, we are very, very hard to beat."


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