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13th Jun 2022

Ukraine v Ireland: TV channel and team news for Uefa Nations League match

Luke Jennings

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Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the Nations League game between Ireland and Ukraine.

The Republic of Ireland take on Ukraine in their fourth Uefa Nations League game of the year on Tuesday evening.

Here is everything you need to know about the match, including squad news, form, and TV channel details.

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Who are Ireland playing against?

Stephen Kenny’s side play Ukraine for the second time in seven days in the city of Lodz in Poland.

Ukraine are currently ranked 25th in the FIFA world rankings and come into the match after Saturday’s 3-0 victory against Armenia to go top of Nations League B group 1.

This is the second meeting between Ireland and Ukraine. Oleksandr Petrakov’s team beat the Boys in Green 1-0 at the Aviva Stadium last Wednesday, despite playing a second-string side.

Ukraine are favourite’s going into the match after back-to-back victories in the competition.

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Ireland’s form going into the match against Ukraine.

The Boys in Green, however, beat Scotland 3-0 win on Saturday afternoon at the Aviva Stadium. It was Ireland’s first competitive home win in almost three years and their first win over a side ranked higher in a competitive match since beating Bosnia and Herzegovina in November 2015.

Alan Browne, Troy Parrott, and Michael Obafemi scored the goals against Scotland to give Ireland their first win in the Nations League, at the 13th attempt.

Kenny’s side are ranked 47th in the world and will be going into the match against Ukraine with confidence after their dominant performance at the weekend.

Ireland, who sit second in their Nations League group, could go level with Ukraine at the top of the table on six points if they get a victory on Tuesday evening.

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What TV channel is Ireland v Ukraine match on?

The match will be broadcast live on RTÉ 2 with coverage beginning at 7:00 pm, with kick-off at 7:45 pm.

You can also stream the Uefa Nations League clash with a NOW Sports Extra Membership.

Who is in the Ireland squad?

Shane Duffy is suspended for the game and John Egan pulled out of the squad due to family reasons.

As a result, Queens Park Rangers’ defender Jimmy Dunne has been drafted into Kenny’s squad for the Ukraine match.

Here is Ireland’s squad for their final Nations League fixture of the month.

Goalkeepers: Caoimhin Kelleher (Liverpool), Mark Travers (AFC Bournemouth), Max O’Leary (Bristol City).

Defenders: Seamus Coleman (Everton), Cyrus Christie (Fulham), Enda Stevens (Sheffield United), Ryan Manning (Swansea City), James McClean (Wigan Athletic), Jimmy Dunne (Queens Park Rangers), Nathan Collins (Burnley), Dara O’Shea (West Bromwich Albion), Darragh Lenihan (Blackburn Rovers).

Midfielders: Conor Hourihane (Aston Villa), Josh Cullen (Anderlecht), Jeff Hendrick (Newcastle United), Jayson Molumby (West Bromwich Albion), Alan Browne (Preston North End), Jason Knight (Derby County).

Forwards: Callum Robinson (West Bromwich Albion), Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur), Scott Hogan (Birmingham City), Will Keane (Wigan Athletic), Michael Obafemi (Swansea City), Chiedozie Ogbene (Rotherham United), CJ Hamilton (Blackpool), Festy Ebosele (Derby County).

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