The Scots, who have lost 2-0 to Denmark in Copenhagen and beaten group minnows Moldova 1-0 at Hampden in the past seven days, could see their chances of qualifying take a serious blow if they are unable to pick up all three points.
Here, we take you through everything you need to know about the fixture…
When is Austria v Scotland?
Scotland take on Austria in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday, September 7 2021 with a 7:45pm kick off.
Where is Austria v Scotland being played?
The Ernst-Happel-Stadion in Leopoldstadt, Vienna will host the match.
Built between 1929 and 1931, the ground has a seated capacity of 50,865 and is occasionally used by Austrian club sides such as FK Austria Wien and SK Rapid Wien for UEFA European club competitions.
Where can I watch Austria v Scotland?
Austria v Scotland will be live on Sky Sports Main Event with build up starting from 7pm.
BBC Radio Scotland will have live audio coverage of the match with build up starting at 6pm on the broadcaster’s Sportsound programme.
Highlights off the match will also be shown on BBC 1 Scotland’s Sportscene at 10:35pm.
What are the odds for Austria v Scotland?
Odds courtesy of Betfair
Austria – 4/5
Draw – 5/2
Scotland – 15/4
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Austria v Scotland previous meetings, who has won more?
Scotland and Austria have faced each other 21 times with the first meeting coming back in May 1931 where the Austrian’s won 5-0 in an international friendly.
Scotland have won six times, Austria eight and the two have drawn seven including their last meeting earlier this year – a 2-2 draw at Hampden Park.
The last time the Scotland travelled to Austria they won 1-0 in an international friendly back in May 2007.
Austria v Scotland team news
Scotland came through Saturday’s match with Moldova without picking up any new injuries or suspensions so are expected to have the same pool of players available to choose from.
Nathan Paterson and John McGinn were welcome returns for Saturday’s match after missing the previous fixture in Denmark.
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