Tight FA Cup clashes, bust-ups between managers sparked by an incident involving a water bottle, a sending-off from the dugout, injury-time equalisers, this fixure
has seen it all lately.
Lewis, who finished a disappointing sixth in the Premier League, despite beating eventual champion Phil Taylor once and drawing with him in the reverse fixure
, had fancied his chances in darts' equivalent of the FA Cup.
Ronaldinho, kaka and Robinho are all likely to finger for the visitors in What promises to be a daunting fixure
for acting manager den Givens.
Now the Irish could be headed for a return date in Cairo if discussions for the proposed fixure
with Morocco in February break down.
The home contingent will be well aware of their appalling record in this fixure
"There will be a detailed examination of every fixure
to see which games, if any, can go ahead.
That doesn't look good enough to keep wounded 7-4 Chelsea at bay as they have a sensational recent record in this fixure
, triumphing in six of the last seven.
Bahrain and Iran played out a goalless draw in the section's other fixure