Joe Schmidt admits Ireland's maiden two victories over New Zealand have denied his side the element of surprise in Saturday's World Cup quarter-final.
Ireland stunned New Zealand 40-29 in Chicago in November 2016, for their first win over the All Blacks in 111 years of trying.
Head coach Schmidt's men then pulled off a first win over New Zealand in Dublin in November, with Jacob Stockdale's try sealing a 16-9 triumph.
New Zealand have recalibrated their approach into a twin-playmaker system in part in the wake of those two Ireland losses and Schmidt knows that could ultimately now leave the All Blacks an even tougher prospect this weekend.
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