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Qualification for next year's finals in Poland and Ukraine comes to a close on Tuesday as we flag up some of the selections on the four play-off ties coming up

Turkey to score first @ 3.0
Match Odds; Croatia 1.70, Draw 3.60, Turkey 5.0 (bet365)
Croatia to qualify @ 1.05
Turkey to qualify @ 34.0


Croatia's 3-0 thumping of Turkey was the shock result of Friday's first legs. Guus Hiddink's managerial reputation has taken a further knock and he will need a miracle of Korea 2002 proportions to save this one.

Turkey are long shots at 34.0 to qualify in a game they have to win by a large margin. A price of 3.0 on the visitors to score first appeals, as does Turkey to be in the lead at half-time @ 5.50.

Cristiano Ronaldo to score two or more @ 3.75
Match Odds; Portugal 1.40, Draw 4.33, Bosnia-Herzegovina 8.50 (bet365)
Portugal to qualify @ 1.28
Bosnia-Herzegovina to qualify @ 3.50


By his lofty standards, Cristiano Ronaldo had a poor night on Friday in the 0-0 draw in Zenica. Heckled by the home crowd, the Real Madrid superstar missed a sitter in a mixed display for his country.

Normal service should be resumed in Lisbon as the world's most expensive player carries the hopes of the Portuguese nation. He bagged five goals in qualifiers and is 1.61 to score in 90 minutes and 3.40 to net the opener. For value, though, two or more is inviting at 3.75.

Ireland to win to nil @ 1.90
Match Odds; Republic of Ireland 1.36, Draw 4.33, Estonia 10.0 (bet365)
Ireland to qualify @ 1.05
Estonia to qualify @ 34.0


Dublin will be in party mood after the boys in green romped home 4-0 in Tallinn to practically book their ticket for Euro 2012. The bookies are finally starting to catch on to Ireland's rock solid defence - one goal conceded in 10 internationals - and are pricing another clean sheet at 1.61.

A demoralised Estonia, who mustered only two shots on target on Friday albeit with nine men, should be there for the taking. Ireland to win to nil is trading at a generous 1.90 with the minus one handicap on the hosts is also worth a punt @ 2.0.

Montenegro draw no bet @ 1.80
Montenegro 2.60, Draw 3.20, Czech Republic 2.75 (bet365)
Montenegro to qualify @ 8.0
Czech Republic @ 1.08


Friday's first leg was a hard fought encounter which was scoreless until the hour. The Czechs, inspired by Tomas Rosicky, scored twice with the second goal coming in the dying seconds. Both sides forced a similar number of shots on and off target and 2-0 flattered the hosts.

Montenegro have a proud home record since becoming an independent state. Unbeaten in their Euro 2012 qualifiers, the world's newest international side have only ever lost one competitive match at home in four years - to then reigning world champions Italy in March 2009.

An expectant crowd in Podgorica will demand a performance. They may not turnaround the 2-0 scoreline but a price of 1.80 on the draw no bet option is far too good to pass up.

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