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Republic of Ireland vs Denmark kick-off time and team news for UEFA Nations League clash

The Republic of Ireland’s UEFA Nations League hopes hang by a thread.

Martin O’Neill’s side began the competition with a 4-1 thumping by Wales so Ireland will be keen to get their campaign back on track when they face familiar foes Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.

O’Neill’s side were taken apart in Cardiff
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What time is kick-off?

This Nations League clash is scheduled for Saturday, October 13.

Kick-off in Dublin is at 7.45pm.

The sides last met in a World Cup 2018 play-off, with Christian Eriksen hitting a stunning hat-trick to cap a brilliant 5-1 win for the Danes.

Which TV channel is it on?

You can watch all the action on Sky Sports Football and Main Event.

Coverage starts at 7.30pm, whilst you can use your Sky Go account to stream the action on the go.

If you’re not a subscriber, grab a 24-hour NOW TV pass from £7.99 which will allow you watch on your tablet, mobile or laptop.


What is the team news?

Wolves defender Matt Doherty makes his first international start for Ireland as O’Neill makes six changes from their Nations League defeat to Wales last month.

Ireland are without injured injured Seamus Coleman, Jonathan Walters, Robbie Brady and Stephen Ward.

Meanwhile, Shane Long, Kevin Long, Harry Arter, Richard Keogh and James McClean come in.

Republic of Ireland: Randolph, Doherty, Christie, Duffy, Keogh, Kevin Long, Arter, Hendrick, O’Dowda, McClean, Shane Long

Subs: Doyle (GK), McDermott (GK), Clark, Meyler, S. Williams, Maguire, Stevens, Robinson, Egan, Hourihane, O’Brien, Hogan

Denmark: Schmeichel, Dalsgaard, Kjaer, M Jorgensen, Stryger Larsen, Braithwaite, Delaney, Schöne, Sisto, Dolberg, Poulsen

Subs: Ankersen, Vestergaard, Knudsen, Christensen, Christiansen, Gytkjær, Jensen, Højbjerg, Lössl, Lerager, Cornelius, Rönnow

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