Live updates: Ireland v Germany and Scotland v Poland

A make or break week for Irish soccer begins this evening when Ireland take on the World Champions, Germany, in their penultimate group match and Scotland endeavour to get a win over Poland to keep their Euro 2016 qualifying hopes alive.

Our team of sports reporters (at the games and here in the office) will be providing regular twitter updates on both matches in the build up and as the action unfolds on the pitch and on social media. Join the debate by using the hash tag #sportlive on twitter and we will retweet a selection of your views in the window below.

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