Scotland will try to get one step closer to promotion from League B when they face off Irish republic in which UEFA Nations League at Hampden Park on Saturday. The Tartan Army’s 3-0 win over Ukraine last time out propelled them to the top of Group B1 and placed them in the fold for promotion to the top division.
However, Steve Clarke’s side will face a Boys in Green side who inflicted them a grisly 3-0 defeat in Dublin in the summer. Indeed, in this game and the next against Armenia, Stephen Kenny’s players need a positive result to avoid relegation.
GATE brings you details on how to watch the game on TV in the US and UK and how to stream the game live online.
Date and kick-off time between Scotland and Ireland
How to watch Scotland vs Ireland on TV and live stream online
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In the United States (US), the game can be followed live and on demand fuboTV (start with a free trial). New users can sign up for a free seven-day trial of the live sports streaming service, which can be accessed via iOS, Android, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, and Apple TV, as well as a web browser.
It will continue to air Fox Soccer Plus.
The game will continue to be broadcast in the UK elite sport 1 and can be streamed live Prime Player HD.
That SonySportsNetwork has the exclusive rights to broadcast Nations League matches in India.
Squad and team news from Scotland
John McGinn will put on the captain’s armband in the absence of the injured skipper AndyRobertsonwith an injury preventing the Liverpool full-back from appearing in this window.
Everton defender Nathan Patterson is missing after being picked up on a stretcher against Ukraine while Celtic are midfielders David Turnbull left the squad with an ankle injury. It remains to be seen how Clarke will switch his defense, though GregTaylor and Aaron Hickey are options to replace Patterson.
striker Lyndon Dykes may have done enough to repress Che Adams from the starting XI after his two-goal contribution from the bench against Ukraine.
Possible Scotland XI: Gordon; Hickey, Hendry, McKenna, Tierney; McTominay, McGregor, McGinn, Christie, Armstrong; dikes.
Ireland squad and team news
Norwich City defender Andreas Omobamidele was left out of the squad but Kenny has an otherwise full panel to choose from, featuring most of the same players who made Scotland easy in June. Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher was not fit enough to be included so shot stopper Southampton Gavin Bazunu starts between posts.
In defense lies the main dilemma for the Ireland boss with key players Seamus Coleman and Shane Duffy Competitive minutes are difficult to come by, although both have proven capable of promotion for the national team. Robbie Brady returns to the side and is set to play at left-back where he excelled at club level for Preston North End.
Possible Ireland XI: Bazunu; Collins, Duffy, Egan; Doherty, Cullen, Molumby, Hendrick, Brady; Parrott, Robinson.