World Cup 2022 qualification: Scotland to face Denmark in group F

Steve Clarke’s side enter qualification for Qatar 2022 on a high after a play-off victory to earn a place at Euro 2020

Jack Rathborn
Tuesday 08 December 2020 14:28
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Steve Clarke’s Scotland will play Denmark and Austria in Group F on the road to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The Tartan Army will also face Israel, Faroe Islands and Moldova.

Historically Scotland hold a superior record to Denmark, winning 10 of their 16 games, while losing six times.

Though Austria have had the better of the Scots over 20 games, winning eight games and drawing six times.

Scotland qualified for Euro 2020 after a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory in a play-off against Serbia last month. 

The win ended 22 years of hurt and now sees Scotland in an optimistic mood heading into the next World Cup cycle and the road to Qatar.

Group F

  • Denmark
  • Austria
  • Scotland
  • Israel
  • Faroe Islands
  • Moldova

Groups in full

A Portugal, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg, Azerbaijan

B Spain, Sweden, Greece, Georgia, Kosovo

C Italy, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, Lithuania

D France, Ukraine, Finland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan

E Belgium, Wales, Czech Republic, Belarus, Estonia,

F Denmark, Austria, Scotland, Israel, Faroe Islands

G Netherlands, Turkey, Norway, Montenegro, Latvia, Gibraltar

H Croatia, Slovakia, Russia, Slovenia, Cyprus, Malta

I England, Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra, San Marino

J Germany, Romania, Iceland, Macedonia, Armenia, Liechtenstein

Key Dates

Matchday 1: 24–25 March 2021

Matchday 2: 27–28 March 2021

Matchday 3: 30–31 March 2021

Matchday 4: 1–2 September 2021

Matchday 5: 4–5 September 2021

Matchday 6: 7–8 September 2021

Matchday 7: 8–9 October 2021

Matchday 8: 11–12 October 2021

Matchday 9: 11–13 November 2021

Matchday 10: 14–16 November 2021

Play-offs: 24, 25, 28, 29 March 2022

World Cup: 21 November–18 December

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