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Finland vs Northern Ireland: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time & where to watch

Northern Ireland will play for pride when they take on Finland on Friday in a Euro 2024 qualifying game from Group H in Helsinki.

Despite recent losses against Denmark, Slovenia and Kazakhstan, Friday's hosts are assured a place in the play-offs via their run in the Nations League.

Meanwhile, Northern Ireland lost for the sixth time when Michael O'Neill's went down 1-0 against Slovenia which culminated in their elimination.

Here GOAL brings you everything you need to know about how to watch, including TV channel, streaming details and more.

Finland vs Northern Ireland kick-off time & stadium

Date:November 17, 2023
Kick-off time:12 pm EDT
Venue:Helsinki Olympic Stadium

The UEFA European Championship Qualifiers match between Finland and Northern Ireland will be played at the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, Finland.

It will kick off at 12 pm EDT on November 17 in the United States (US).

How to watch Finland vs Northern Ireland online - TV channels & live streams

In the United States, the game will be shown fubo and Fox Soccer Plus. Fans who are unable to watch the game can follow the live updates on GOAL.

Team news & squads

Finland team news

Finland boss Markku Kanerva is likely to bring in Pyry Soiri on the right flank, apart from a couple of alterations since the Kazakhstan defeat.

Benjamin Kallman may be handed an opportunity to lead the line of attack.

Finland possible XI: Hradecky; Jensen, Hoskonen, Ivanov; Soiri, Kairinen, Kamara, Hakans; Pukki, Kallman, Taylor.

PositionPlayers
Goalkeepers:Hradecky, Sinisalo, Keto
Defenders:R. Jensen, Ivanov, Hoskonen, Soiri, Tenho, Peltola, Uronen, Pallas, Galvez
Midfielders:Kamara, Taylor, Lingman, Hakans, Kairinen, F. Jensen, Lod, Schuller
Forwards:Kallman, Pukki, Pohjanpalo

Northern Ireland team news

Midfielder Shea Charles is suspended on account of his sending-off in the Slovenia loss in October.

Jonny Evans, Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Paddy Lane and Brad Lyons all miss out through injury set-backs, while Paddy McNair is back from a ban to start either at the back or midfield.

Northern Ireland possible XI: Hazard; Hume, McNair, Ballard, Lewis; Smyth, Thompson, Saville, Price, Taylor; Magennis.

PositionPlayers
Goalkeepers:Hazard, Southwood, McMullan
Defenders:McNair, Lewis, Ballard, Brown, Hume, Spencer, Toal, Forbes
Midfielders:Saville, Thompson, Jones, McMenamin, Smyth, Price, Kennedy, Boyd-Munce, McCausland, Devlin
Forwards:Magennis, Washington, D. Charles, Taylor, Marshall

Head-to-Head Record

The following is the head-to-head record of the last five times the two nations faced each other across all competitions.

DateMatchCompetition
March 26, 2023Northern Ireland 0-1 FinlandUEFA European Championship Qualifiers
October 11, 2015Finland 1-1 Northern IrelandUEFA European Championship Qualifiers
March 29, 2015Northern Ireland 2-1 FinlandUEFA European Championship Qualifiers
August 15, 2012Northern Ireland 3-3 FinlandInternational friendly
August 16, 2006Finland 1-2 Northern IrelandInternational friendly

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