Ireland’s play-off opponents Bosnia-Herzegovina in numbers.
0 - Bosnia-Herzegovina have never won a play-off tie (lost twice on aggregate to Portugal: 0-2 in 2009 and 2-6 in 2011).
1 - qualification for the final stages of a major tournament (2014 World Cup).
1 - the only top-seeded team from the original draw involved in the play-offs.
2 - managers employed in the current campaign (Safet Susic was replaced by Mehmed Bazdarevic following the 0-3 defeat in Israel after 4 matches in Group B).
3 - players started all 10 matches in Group B (Asmir Begovic, Senad Lulic and Miralem Pjanic).
3 - defeats in Group B (at home to Cyprus 1-2, and away to Israel 0-3 and Belgium 1-3).
6 - players will miss the second leg in Dublin if booked in Zenica, including Begovic, Pjanic and 7-goal top scorer Edin Dzeko.
12 - goals conceded in 10 matches make Bosnia’s defence the leakiest of any play-off team.
17 - points from 10 matches in Group B (5 wins, 2 draws, 3 defeats).
30 - current FIFA World Ranking.
55% - average possession rate in Group B.
183 - international matches played by Bosnia-Herzegovina since the break-up of Yugoslavia (74 wins, 38 draws, 71 defeats).
15,600 - capacity of Stadion Bilino Polje in Zenica.
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