FIFA.com hears from Sean St Ledger on Republic of Ireland's bid to hold off the challenges of Austria and Sweden to finish second in Group C behind a dominant Germany side.
Leicester City defender Sean St Ledger will miss Republic of Ireland's friendly with Serbia later this month after picking up a knee injury.
Giovanni Trapattoni has said that despite a 3-1 loss in their UEFA EURO 2012 opener to Croatia, the Republic of Ireland have to believe they can still spring a surprise against Spain and Italy in Group C.
Mario Mandzukic scored twice as Croatia defeated Republic of Ireland 3-1 to get their UEFA EURO 2012 campaign in Group C off to a winning start.
David Nugent bagged a second-half winner as Championship side Leicester City shocked Premier League outfit Norwich City with a 2-1 victory at Carrow Road to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.
Republic of Ireland are not taking their UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying opponents Andorra lightly, and assistant manager Marco Tardelli has said it will not be an easy match against the minnows.