The Scots are looking to bounce back from Wednesday night’s 2-0 defeat to Denmark in Copenhagen where an improved second half performance wasn’t enough to prevent them going down 2-0 to the group leaders.
Here, we take you through everything you need to know about the fixture…
When is Scotland v Moldova?
Scotland take on Moldova in World Cup qualifying on Saturday, September 4 2021 with a 7:45pm kick off.
Where is Scotland v Moldova being played?
Hampden Park will host the national side for the first time since they went down 3-1 to Croatia at the European Championship finals.
It will be the first qualifier played at Hampden since March when Steve Clarke’s men beat the Faroe Islands 4-0.
Where can I watch Scotland v Moldova?
Scotland v Moldova will be live on Sky Sports Football (channel 403) with build up starting at 7:15pm.
BBC Radio Scotland will have live audio coverage of the match with build up starting at 7pm 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 Scotland v Moldova?
Odds courtesy of Betfair
Scotland – 2/11
Draw – 6/1
Moldova – 18/1
All odds correct at the time of writing. Over 18s only. Please gamble responsibly and Be Gamble Aware. www.begambleaware.org.
Have Scotland played Moldova before?
The two countries have met twice, both times during qualifying for the 2006 World Cup.
The first ever meeting of the two countries came in October 2004, a 1-1 draw in Chisinau.
The one and only previous meeting at Hampden was in June 2005, a 2-0 win for the home side with Christian Dailly and James McFadden on the score sheet.
Scotland v Moldova team news
Scotland came through Wednesday’s defeat in Copenhagen without picking up any fresh injuries or suspensions, meaning Steve Clarke will have the same pool of players to select from as he did for the match in Copenhagen.
However, Premier League stars Stuart Armstrong and John McGinn remain unavailable as do Celtic duo James Forrest and Greg Taylor and young Rangers full back Nathan Paterson.
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay was also unavailable through injury.
The Scotland squad: Gordon, Clark, Kelly, Robertson, Hanley, Tierney, McKenna,Gallagher, Hendry, Cooper, McGregor, McLean, Gilmour, Turnbull, Ferguson, Christie, Fraser, Dykes, Adams.