Scotland

form

All
ARM 1 - 4 SCO
W
IRL 3 - 0 SCO
L
SCO 2 - 0 ARM
W
SCO 1 - 3 UKR
L
AUT 2 - 2 SCO
D
SCO 1 - 1 POL
D
SCO 2 - 0 DEN
W
MDA 0 - 2 SCO
W
FRO 0 - 1 SCO
W
SCO 3 - 2 ISR
W
Austria

form

All
DEN 2 - 0 AUT
L
AUT 1 - 1 FRA
D
AUT 1 - 2 DEN
L
CRO 0 - 3 AUT
W
AUT 2 - 2 SCO
D
WAL 2 - 1 AUT
L
AUT 4 - 1 MDA
W
AUT 4 - 2 ISR
W
DEN 1 - 0 AUT
L
FRO 0 - 2 AUT
W
Head to Head
14 Matches (5 Draws)
5 Total wins 4
2 Home wins 3
3 Away wins 1
Last 5 Matches
2 Wins
3 Draw
0 Wins
AUT 2 - 2 SCO
AUT 0 - 1 SCO
SCO 2 - 2 AUT
AUT 0 - 1 SCO
AUT 2 - 2 SCO
8 Goals Scored 6
Games Over 2.5 Goals 3 / 5
Both Teams Scored 3 / 5
Team Comparison
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Player Comparison

Match Facts

  1. This is the first meeting between Scotland and Austria since a friendly in May 2007, which Scotland won 1-0 in Vienna with a goal from Garry O’Connor.
  2. Scotland and Austria have met in two previous World Cup qualifying campaigns (for the 1970 and 1998 finals). On both occasions, Scotland won their home game against Austria: 2-1 in November 1968 with goals from Denis Law and Billy Bremner and 2-0 in April 1997 with a Kevin Gallacher brace.
  3. Scotland have won nine of their last 13 competitive home matches (D2 L2), with those nine wins spread over European Championship qualifying, World Cup qualifying and the UEFA Nations League.
  4. Austria have won their opening match in 12 of their 18 World Cup qualifying campaigns (D3 L3), winning on the last two occasions their first game has been away from home: in 2000 vs Liechtenstein and 2016 vs Georgia in qualifying for the 2002 and 2018 World Cups respectively.
  5. Scotland didn’t lose any of their five home qualifying matches in 2018 World Cup qualifying (W3 D2), with their last home defeat in a World Cup qualifier coming back in September 2013 against Belgium.
  6. Austria won all four of their away matches during 2020 and could win five in a row for the first time since a run of eight consecutive victories on the road between October 2013 and September 2016.
  7. Austria have won 67% of their international matches under Franco Foda (20 out of 30) - the highest win rate of any ÖFB team manager.
  8. John McGinn is Scotland’s top scorer under Steve Clarke, scoring seven goals in 15 appearances under him. However, those seven goals came during a six-game spell in 2019, failing to score in his last eight appearances for the national side.
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