Scotland are set to take on Poland in an international friendly this week after the ongoing conflict in Ukraine meant their scheduled World Cup qualifying play-off was postponed.
The Poles were due to take on Russia in their own play-off this week, but that match was scrapped and now the two nations will test themselves in an exhibition at Hampden Park.
Steve Clarke is using the opportunity to cast an eye over some new faces with five uncapped players in his squad, as they prepare for that all important clash with Ukraine which is currently scheduled for June.
Ahead of the friendly encounter, here is everything you need to know about how to watch the match, including what channel it will be on and how to live stream the action:
When is Scotland v Poland friendly?
Scotland’s international friendly with Poland will be played on Thursday, March 24 2022.
The game is being played at Hampden Park and is scheduled for a 19:45 GMT kick-off.
Scotland v Poland tickets
Tickets for the match are currently on general sale and can be purchased through the Scottish FA’s official website.
For every ticket sold, £10 will be donated to UNICEF UK’s emergency appeal for Ukraine, and supporters will have the opportunity to make an additional donation if they wish during the ticket purchase process, with a special donate button on the web page directing to UNICEF UK’s appeal.
What channel is Scotland v Poland on?
Sky Sports will broadcast the match live.
The action begins with build up from 19:00 (UK time) on Sky Sports Football, channel 403.
Scotland v Poland live stream
The match can be streamed via the SkyGo app.
NowTV also offer a number of packages for non-Sky customers who want to stream the match.
Scotland v Poland highlights
BBC Scotland will have highlights of the match on their Sportscene show on Thursday night, starting at 22:30 GMT.
Scotland v Poland team news
Steve Clarke has given first call-ups to Hearts defender Craig Halkett and Sunderland striker Ross Stewart.
Goalkeepers Liam Kelly and Zander Clark also have a chance of winning their first caps, as does 19-year old left-back Aaron Hickey who plays for Serie A side Bolonga.
Scotland squad: 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).
Scotland v Poland head-to-head record
Draws have been the most common results when the two nations have met in the past.
2015 was the last time they faced off, that was in qualifying for UEFA Euro 2016 and the result was a 2-2 draw at Hampden.
Scotland had travelled 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 played each other ten times with Scotland winning two, Poland winning three and the other five meetings ending all square.
Scotland v Poland latest betting odds
The bookmakers see this one as almost too close to call, but Scotland are the slight favourites due to their home advantage.
Steve Clarke’s side are priced at 7/5 while Poland are only slightly longer odds at 15/8.
The draw is priced at 2/1 which looks like good value for money going on the history of this fixture.
*All odds correct at time of print.
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