Trapattoni to follow Chelsea lead

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni is looking to Chelsea for inspiration on how to beat Spain in Thursday's vital group C match.

Trapattoni hopes Chelsea's Champions League success can inspire his side to believe they can beat opponents who are widely considered to be technically superior.

The Italian also give his thoughts on Spain's decision to play without a recognised striker for much of their opening game against Italy.

Ireland are looking to bounce back after a 3-1 defeat by Croatia in their opening match of the tournament.

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