Northern Ireland vs Bulgaria live stream: How to watch World Cup qualifier online and on TV tonight

Northern Ireland captain Steven Davis is set to make a record-breaking appearance against Bulgaria

Northern Ireland face Bulgaria this evening looking to kick-start their World Cup qualifying campaign under manager Ian Baraclough.

The hosts opened Group C with a 2-0 loss to Italy last week, before they were defeated 2-1 in a friendly match against the United States of America on Sunday.

Baraclough is without a win in 90 minutes as Northern Ireland boss since taking charge of the team, a run which now stretches to 10 games, while captain Steven Davis is set to earn a record-breaking 126th cap for the national side.

Bulgaria will also be looking for their first points of the campaign after they fell to losses in each of their opening two games. The visitors were defeated by Switzerland in their game on Thursday before they also beaten 2-0 by the Italians.

Here’s everything you need to know about this evening’s fixture.

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When is it?

The match will kick off tonight at 7.45pm GMT.

How can I watch it?

The game will air live on Sky Sports Football. Subscribers can also stream it live on the Sky Sports website and SkyGo app. If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

What is the team news?

Liam Boyce remains unavailable following the birth of his second child, but apart from that Baraclough has a fully-fit squad.

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Predicted line-ups

Northern Ireland: Peacock-Farrell; Smith, Cathcart, Evans, McNair, Dallas; Evans, Davis, McCann; Whyte, Magennis

Bulgaria: Iliev; Antov, Dimov, Zamev; Popov, Kostadinov, Malinov, Cicinho; Despadov, Yamov, Galabinov

Odds

Northern Ireland: 10/11

Draw: 21/10

Bulgaria: 18/5

Prediction

Northern Ireland 1-1 Bulgaria.

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