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Sports Mole previews Greece and Northern Ireland’s Nations League match on Tuesday, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

Northern Ireland I am sweating my status in League C ahead of my trip to . Greece in the UEFA Nations League on tuesday.

The hosts have already secured promotion to League B after winning the first four matches of their current campaign.

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Indeed, after missing promotion out of League C in each of their last two Nations League campaigns, Greece will feel poised to compete on the European stage at a level befitting their talent and pedigree.

The Euro 2004 winners have now set out to prove it after winning their first four matches without conceding a single goal before losing 1-0 in nearby Cyprus on Saturday.

gas poyedominated the match with 71 percent possession, but struggled to convert long periods of possession into meaningful chances. Marinos TsionisAn 18-minute strike proved to be the difference of the day.

Northern Ireland’s win over Kosovo meant that the loss didn’t come at a price as they had just one game left in their six-point lead over Kosovo.

Northern Ireland's Ciaron Brown, Paddy McNair, Dion Charles and Shane Lavery react after the match on 29 March 2022© Reuters

Ian BarracloughThe team’s first win in the current Nations League campaign came in the most dramatic of circumstances. Josh Magennis Turn the game on its head by getting an injury winner.

Vedat Muriki The stalemate broke in the 58th minute and seemed to keep Kosovo’s group-leading hopes alive. Gavin White Twenty-five minutes later they equalized and a late effort from Maggenis kept Northern Ireland’s fate in their own hands ahead of Tuesday’s trip to Greece.

However, Cyprus’ victory over Greece means that the Green and White Armies are now one point behind Cyprus, and one point behind Kosovo going into the final match. This he will have to match or better than Cyprus if Northern Ireland is to survive considering the two nations will face off on Tuesday.

After five winless games, they are confident of at least avoiding a defeat in Athens against a team that rarely plays beyond personal pride.

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Coach Gus Poyet of Greece on 24 September 2022© Reuters

Greece welcomes Petros Mantaros When Georgios Dyakoumakis After the duo served a one-match suspension in the loss to Cyprus, he returned to their squad.

Dinos Kurilakis Having been an unused substitute at Larnaca, we hope to one day make his international debut.

Northern Ireland, meanwhile, remains absent stuart dallas because of a knee injury.

White is looking to start after scoring a crucial equalizer from the bench against Kosovo, but Balaclav is considering adding another defender or midfielder to the starting line-up to make his side tougher. there may be. Shane Ferguson You may receive a nod.

Candidates for the Greek starting line-up:
Vracodimus; Baldock, Mavropanos, Hatzidiakos, Tsimikas; Mantaros, Siopis, Cluberis.Bacacetus, Muskoumakis, Masorus

Northern Ireland starters:
Peacock Farrell; McNair, Evans, Flanagan, Lewis. Bradley, Davis, Evans, Saville, Ferguson.Magennis

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Greece 1-1 Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland are expected to dig in and make life very difficult for Greece, who appeared to be on the move with their loss to Cyprus at the weekend.

One point would likely be enough for the visitors to survive in League C, so Baraclav would likely assemble his team to avoid defeat first and foremost.

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