Low's side was 3-0 victors against the same opposition on Friday, with the triumph seeing it go five points clear of second-placed
Bastian Schweinsteiger, Mario Gotze and
Despite the Bayern Munich midfielder's absence,
"If you score a victory away then there is the danger that you keep this in your head for some time," Low told reporters. "We have to keep reminding the players that we are playing at home and we will only win if we have the right attitude."
The Republic's home form has been far from ideal with a 6-1 reverse against
"If we can start on the front foot, like we did against
"But let's wait and see how they decide to approach the game as well.
"It will be on us as the home side, but we are not going to be too silly and go gung-ho because they have got lots of attacking threats.''
Thumping victories over
"We were a little bit too loose at times and did not keep our organisation as I would have liked. And if we slack off against strong teams like the Irish, they will strike. If they see an opportunity, they will bite.
"We will pick a team so that we can win. We want to win. But if a draw looks likely, we will take a point."
WC Qualifying UEFA
FIFA has rejected Ukraine's appeal against the decision to make it play its first home qualifier for the 2018 FIFA World Cup behind closed doors.