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Germany vs. Georgia; Poland vs. Republic of Ireland | Lineups and How to Watch

A very busy international match day has big ramifications for respective qualifications.

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The moment of truth has arrived for Germany, Poland, and the Republic of Ireland. The top of the Group D standings could not be any tighter, and each country is trying to avoid the extra qualifying round it takes in order to advance to the UEFA Euro Championships.

With one point separating Germany from their group comrades, the result scenarios matter more than ever:

  • Germany qualify with a win, draw, or a draw between Poland and Republic of Ireland
  • Poland qualify with a win or a draw with the Republic of Ireland
  • Republic of Ireland qualify with a win or a draw coupled with a Germany losing margin of two goals or more.

After relinquishing the opportunity to qualify in Aviva Stadium, Germany will undoubtedly have to rely on the three fit Bayern Munich players left in the squad: Manuel Neuer, Jérôme Boateng, and Thomas Müller. The loss of Mario Götze to a groin injury is also monumental for Germany head coach Joachim Löw, who has leaned on Götze for most of qualifying. Robert Lewandowski meanwhile will hope he can rekindle the same magic that sunk Scotland's dreams of qualifying for the European Championships.

Get ready for a very busy Sunday of international action! Once the official lineups are released, this thread will be updated.

Germany vs. Georgia

Germany XI: Neuer – Ginter, Boateng, Hummels, Hector – Kroos, Gündogan – Müller, Özil, Schürrle – Reus

Georgia XI: Revishvili – Lobzhanidze, Kverkvelia, Amisulashvili, Kashia, Navalovsky – Kankava, Kverkveskiri – Kazaishvili, Gelashvili, Okriashvili

Time: 18:45 CET (2:45 p.m. EDT)

Location: Red Bull Arena, Leipzig, Germany

TV/Streaming: USA (Fox Sports 1 | HD, Fox Deportes, Fox Sports GO, Fox Soccer 2Go), Canada (Sportsnet, Sportsnet World Now), UK (Sky Sports 5 | HD, Sky Go, Sky Go Extra, NOW TV), Germany (RTL Television)

Poland vs. Republic of Ireland

Poland XI: Fabiański – Piszczek, Glik, Pazdan, Wawrzyniak– Krychowiak, Linetty, – Ołkowski, Maczyński, Grosicki – Lewandowski

Ireland XI: Randolph – Coleman, O'Shea, Keogh, Brady – Whelan, McCarthy, Hendrick, McClean – Walters, Long

Time: 18:45 CET (2:45 p.m. EDT)

Location: Stadion Narodowy, Warsaw, Poland

TV/Streaming: USA (ESPN, ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN), Canada (Sportsnet One, Sportsnet World Now), UK (Sky Sports 1 | HD, Sky Go, Sky Go Extra, NOW TV)

Group D W D L F A GD Pts.
Germany 6 1 2 22 8 +14 19
Poland 5 3 1 31 9 +22 18
Republic of Ireland 5 3 1 18 5 +13 18
Scotland 3 3 3 16 12 +4 12
Georgia 3 0 6 9 14 -5 9
Gibraltar 0 0 9 2 50 -48 0

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