World Cup qualifying play-off draw, LIVE: Scotland to play Ukraine in their semi-final while Wales are paired with Austria – and they’ll meet in a huge Battle of Britain if they both win – while Italy get North Macedonia and Portugal draw Turkey
- Scotland will face Ukraine at home in their World Cup play-off semi-final play
- Wales will host Austria, but were paired in the same section with Scotland
- This means if both win, they will face each other in Wales for a place in Qatar
Scotland and Wales have had their road to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar marked after the play-off fixtures were decided on Friday evening.
The two sides earned a play-off place courtesy of finishing runners-up in their qualifying group but could now meet each other in a play-off final if they win their respective semi-finals.
The draw revealed on Friday evening revealed that Wales would play Austria at home in their play-off semi-final.
Scotland were also drawn in the same play-off path as Wales and will have home advantage against Ukraine in their semi-final on March 24.
The winners of the Wales-Austria game will host the final against either Scotland or Ukraine.
More to follow…
The World Cup is on the horizon for Scotland and Wales as they look to find out who they will have to face to secure a spot in next winter’s finals in Qatar.
Both sides earned a play-off place courtesy of finishing runners-up in their qualifying group as they look to join rivals England who having already topped their group have already qualified for the tournament.
With a home semi-final and final to be played, the Home Nations could still yet face each other as they go into a 12-team draw to decide the remaining three European places.
Follow all the build up, how the format will be conducted and the draw itself from 3pm with DAN RIPLEY.