Roy Keane is expecting the Republic of Ireland's record goal scorer Robbie Keane to be ready to face Germany if selected days after becoming a father.
The 35-year-old LA Galaxy striker was not due to arrive in Dublin until Tuesday evening after his wife Claudine gave birth to the couple's second son on the other side of the Atlantic.
Asked if his former teammate would be available for the showdown with Group D leaders Germany at the Aviva Stadium, Ireland's assistant manager said: "Yes, why wouldn't...
LA Galaxy attacker Giovani dos Santos is injured and will not play for Mexico at Saturday's CONCACAF Cup, coach Ricardo "Tuca" Ferretti confirmed on Monday.
"Gio has a muscular problem and can't be with us," Ferretti said during Monday's news conference.
Mexico later announced that Club America's Javier Guemez would replace Dos Santos on the quad to face the United States at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
"Gio tiene un problema muscular y no podrá estar con nosotros. Estamos viendo...