2021 ended on a positive note but back-to-back defeats at the hands of Armenia and Ukraine have lowered the mood and Ireland face a fight to get anything out of the Group B1,
Currently bottom, they are set to welcome a Scotland side looking get over disappointment of their own.
Their win over Armenia might have done little to ease their World Cup wounds, a trip to Dublin offers the chance of another three points for Steve Clarke’s men, who know the importance of a strong Nations League campaign after it took them to Euro 2020.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game...
Date, kick-off time and venue
The UEFA Nations League game is scheduled for a 5pm BST kick-off on Saturday June 11, 2022.
The Aviva Stadium in Dublin will host.
Where watch Republic of Ireland vs Scotland
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Premier Sports 1, with coverage beginning at 4.15pm.
Live stream: Premier Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game through the Premier Player.
Republic of Ireland vs Scotland team news
Both John Egan and Seamus Coleman will be missing for Ireland, although Kenny is hopeful of having most of his squad available.
For Scotland, Scott McTominay is likely to come back into the side after being rested for the win over Armenia, though Zander Clark and Liam Cooper have dropped out due to weddings.
Andy Robertson could be rested, with Aaron Hickey an option to replace him.
Republic of Ireland vs Scotland prediction
Ireland cannot buy a win at the moment, albeit might have taken something from the Ukraine game with better finishing.
Scotland, despite their recent disappointment, look to be favourites.
Scotland to win 2-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Republic of Ireland wins: 4
Scotland wins: 4