Andrew Omobamidele is out of the Republic of Ireland's clash with Portugal tonight.
The Norwich defender is not in the matchday 23 for the World Cup qualifier after sustaining an Achilles injury while on club duty last weekend.
Nathan Collins could be primed to step up to start as a result.
With a sell-out crowd set to attend at the Aviva Stadium, manager Stephen Kenny believes his side are capable of putting in a big performance.
Kick off is at 7.45.