Steve Clarke’s side will host Poland at Hampden Park this week, after their 2022 World Cup qualifier against Ukraine was postponed until June.
Scotland are set to face Poland in an international friendly this week after the ongoing dispute in Ukraine led to the postponement of their World Cup qualifying play-off.
The Poles were due to face Russia in their own play-off this week, but that game has been canceled and the two nations will now test each other in an exhibition at Hampden Park.
Steve Clarke takes the opportunity to take a look at some new faces with five unselected players in his squad, as they prepare for that all-important clash with Ukraine which is currently scheduled for June.
Ahead of the friendly, here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the match, including which channel it’ll be shown on and how to stream the action live:
When is Scotland v Poland friendly?
The international friendly match between Scotland and Poland will be played on Thursday 24 March 2022.
The match is being played at Hampden Park and is scheduled to kick off at 7.45pm GMT.
Tickets Scotland – Poland
For every ticket sold, £10 will be donated to UNICEF UK’s Ukraine Emergency Appeal, and supporters will have the option to make an additional donation if they wish during the purchase process of the ticket, with a special donation button on the web page directed to UNICEF. The call from the UK.
On which channel is Scotland vs Poland broadcast?
Sky Sports will broadcast the game live.
The action begins with a build-up from 7.00pm (UK time) on Sky Sports Football, channel 403.
Scotland v Poland live
The match can be streamed via the SkyGo app.
NowTV also offers a number of packages for non-Sky customers who want to stream the game.
BBC Scotland will show highlights of the match on its Sportscene show on Thursday evening, from 22:30 GMT.
Scotland-Poland Team News
Steve Clarke has given his first call-ups to Hearts defender Craig Halkett and Sunderland striker Ross Stewart.
Goalkeepers Liam Kelly and Zander Clark also have a chance of earning their first caps, as does 19-year-old left-back Aaron Hickey who plays for Serie A side Bolonga.
Scotland team: Craig Gordon (Hearts), Liam Kelly (Motherwell), Zander Clark (St Johnstone), Grant Hanley (Norwich), Jack Hendry (Brugge), Craig Halkett (Hearts), Aaron Hickey (Bologna), Stephen O’Donnell (Motherwell) , Nathan Patterson (Everton), Andy Robertson (Liverpool), Greg Taylor (Celtic), Kieran Tierney (Arsenal), Stuart Armstrong (Southampton), Lewis Ferguson (Aberdeen), Billy Gilmour (Norwich, on loan from Chelsea), Ryan Jack ( Rangers), John McGinn (Aston Villa), Callum McGregor (Celtic), Kenny McLean (Norwich), Scott McTominay (Manchester United), Che Adams (Southampton), Jacob Brown (Stoke), Ryan Christie (Bournemouth), Lyndon Dykes ( Queen’s Park Rangers), Ross Stewart (Sunderland).
Summary of the Scotland-Poland head-to-head
Draws have been the most common results when the two nations have met in the past.
2015 was the last time they faced each other, it was in UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying and the result was a 2-2 draw at Hampden.
Scotland had traveled to Poland earlier in qualifying and that match also ended in a 2-2 draw.
Their first meeting was in 1958 and the two nations have faced each other ten times, with Scotland winning two, Poland winning three and the other five meetings ending square.
Latest Scotland – Poland betting odds
The bookmakers see this one as almost too close to call, but Scotland are small favorites due to their home advantage.
Steve Clarke’s side are priced at 7/5 while Poland only have slightly longer odds at 15/8.
The draw is priced at 2/1, which seems like good value for money in the history of this game.
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