The Republic of Ireland's UEFA Women's Euro 2022 qualifier against Germany will be shown live on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player this Saturday. 

Peter Collins will be joined in studio by former Ireland international Karen Duggan and current Ireland defender Chloe Mustaki.

Stephanie Roche will be alongside Darragh Maloney on commentary.

The game in Essen kicks off at 1pm with coverage beginning on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player at 12.30pm.

Vera Pauw's side currently sit on top of Group I, one point ahead of Germany, who have a game in hand. 

The Germans have scored 31 goals and conceded none from four games so far. 

Ireland's next game after Saturday is away to Ukraine on 23 October. 

Table courtesy of UEFA

The Ireland v Germany game comes in a big week of soccer on RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player beginning tonight with live coverage of AC Milan's trip to Tallaght Stadium to take on Shamrock Rovers in a Europa League 2nd Round qualifier (6.30pm).

The action continues tomorrow night on Friday Night Soccer (7.30pm) with the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division meeting of Sligo Rovers and Bohemians from the Showgrounds.

The programme will also feature the draw for the quarter-finals of the Extra.ie FAI Cup.

Next Tuesday sees the return of live Champions League to RTÉ2 and RTÉ Player with the Play-off round, 1st leg game between Maccabi Tel Aviv and FC Salzburg (7.30pm).

There's more live SSE Airtricity League Premier Division on WatchLOI this week with Derry City v St. Patrick's Athletic (Friday 18 September, KO 5.45pm), Cork City v Dundalk (Sunday 20 September, KO 5.00pm), and Shamrock Rovers v Waterford (Monday 21 September, KO 7.00pm).

The Shamrock Rovers v Waterford game will be available free-of-charge to non-subscribers.

 WATCHLOI: Half-season Pass for the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division run-in 

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Follow the Europa League clash between Shamrock Rovers and AC Milan (7pm) with our live blog on RTÉ Sport Online and the RTÉ News app or watch live on RTÉ2 and the RTÉ Player