How To Watch Ireland v Armenia Nations League Tie

How To Watch Ireland v Armenia Nations League Tie
By Oisin Gaffey
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The Republic of Ireland will face Armenia on Tuesday night in their final game of the UEFA Nations League this year. Stephen Kenny's men will be hoping they can bounce back following their 2-1 defeat to Scotland on Saturday.

In a battle for relegation, Ireland need to avoid defeat on Tuesday night to ensure safety. Should they fail to take any points from the match, the Republic of Ireland will be relegated to Group C for next year's Nations League campaign.

Here is all you need to know ahead of Ireland vs Armenia.

When is Ireland v Armenia?

The Republic of Ireland vs Armenia is this Tuesday in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin at 7:45 pm.

How can I watch Ireland v Armenia?

The game will be shown live on RTE2, with coverage starting from 7pm. It will also be available to stream on RTE Player.

Form Guide

The Republic of Ireland head into Tuesday's game following a 2-1 defeat away to Scotland on Saturday. Despite taking a 1-0 lead through a brilliant John Egan strike, Ireland coughed up chances and allowed Scotland to equalise early in the second half. In a moment of madness in the 80th minute, Scotland were awarded a penalty for an Alan Browne handball. Christie converted the penalty and Ireland's impressive performance was overshadowed by the scoreline.

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Going into Tuesday night's game, pressure is mounting on head coach Stephen Kenny, who will be looking to secure a win to validate his team's performances. Anything but a win against a flailing Armenian side will be deemed as a disappointment, however the Irish squad are acutely aware of the dangers their opposition pose. Following a surprise defeat in Yerevan in June, the Republic of Ireland know this will be no easy task.

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Ireland can take many positives from their defeat to Scotland, and will be using Tuesday night as an opportunity to rectify their mistakes.

Armenia on the other hand come into this game following a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Ukraine. They will need to secure a win at the Aviva if they are to avoid relegation. Undoubtedly they will be low in confidence, but can find inspiration from knowing they can beat their Tuesday night opponents. With their only points of the campaign coming against this Irish side, Tuesday will be an opportunity for Armenia to cause an upset.

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Team News

The Republic of Ireland are not expected to have any injury withdrawals, however will be without midfielder Josh Cullen through suspension following a yellow card he picked up in Hampden Park on Saturday.

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Here is the team we would like to see line-up against Armenia:

There is a lot at stake on Tuesday night's match against Armenia. Stephen Kenny will be hoping his side can end this Nations League campaign on a high and avoid relegation with a win against an opponent low on confidence. The Republic of Ireland will be looking to prove themselves when they take to the pitch and we are confident they can get the job done.

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