It's been confirmed that the roof will be closed at the stadium for tonight's clash between Ireland and Italy in Lille.
Rain has been forecast for this evening and the pitch is already very damaged ahead of tonight's game.
It remains uncertain how many changes Ireland manager Martin O'Neill will make for tonight's game.
A win guarantee's us a place in the last 16.
Kick off is at 8.
Highland's Soccer Correspondent Sean Connor says Ireland need to respect the Italians but they shouldn't fear them..