Scotland v Czech Republic live stream, Sky Sports, Wednesday, October 14, 7.45pm BST
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Scotland are on a roll. It’s now seven games unbeaten for Steve Clarke’s side, who haven’t tasted defeat since a 4-0 thrashing by Russia over a year ago.
Their most important victory of recent times came last week, when the Scots squeezed past Israel on penalties to set up a winner-takes-all play-off against Serbia next month. Another win there would see Scotland qualify for Euro 2020 (which has retained its original name despite being pushed back to 2021), ending a two-decade wait for participation in another major international tournament.
They’re also going well in the second season of the Nations League. A 1-0 defeat of Slovakia on Sunday moved Scotland onto seven points from a possible nine, and victory over Czech Republic at Hampden Park would take them a huge step closer to earning promotion to League A.
Scotland beat the Czechs 2-1 away from home last month, a fine result even if their opponents were forced to field a second-string following a coronavirus outbreak. They’re currently one point clear of Jaroslav Silhavy’s side, meaning the winners on Wednesday will be favourites to finish top of Group 2.
Stuart Armstrong, Kieran Tierney and Ryan Christie will play no part for the hosts after being forced into self-isolation following Armstrong’s positive coronavirus test. Sheffield United duo Oliver Burke and John Fleck will also miss out through injury.
Clarke will hope Ryan Fraser is fit enough to play the full 90 minutes if required, while Scott McTominay looks set to continue in defence as part of Scotland’s 3-5-2 formation.
Czech Republic have also had their pandemic-related issues, with Antonin Barak, Borek Dockal, Filip Novak and Adam Hlozek all forced to leave the squad.
Burnley striker Matej Vydra will lead the line and West Ham’s Tomas Soucek looks set to continue as one of the two holding midfielders in the Czechs’ 4-2-3-1 formation.
Kick-off is at 7.45pm BST and the game is being shown on Sky Sports Red Button in the UK. See below for watching details where you are.
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