Three defeats on the bounce leave the Green and White Army with an uphill task to book a place in Germany next summer, and another this evening will leave them seven points adrift of Slovenia in Group H.
Michael O’Neill has a tough task on his hands and has recalled young striker Shea Charles to lead the line in search for a first competitive goal in 18 months. Jonny Evans will earn his 102nd cap, days after making his first appearance for Manchester United in seven years.
Where to watch Slovenia vs Northern Ireland
TV channel: In the UK, the game will be televised on Viaplay Sports 1, which is available through Sky, Virgin or Prime Video starting at £9.99 a month.
Live stream: You can watch Viaplay online via their website, and it is also available as an add-on channel with Amazon Prime.