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Sports Mole previews Tuesday’s Ukrainian-Scottish Nations League match, including predictions, team news and expected line-ups.

Scotland Take a trip to Krakow to face Ukraine in the UEFA Nations League We know that even a draw can earn us promotion to the top tier of this competition.

However, Ukraine will claim a spot in League A if they beat their opponents for the third time in a few months.

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When Scotland won just one of their five matches earlier in the year, Steve Clark You would have been concerned that their former momentum and determination were beginning to fade.

Nevertheless, their last three games were a different story, scoring two comeback victories and scoring nine goals in the process.

At one stage the Tartan Army looked set to drop points against the Republic of Ireland on Saturday night, but Jack Hendry When Ryan Christie Confirmed they posted a potentially significant 2-1 win.

Clarke’s team is not only confident in making the trip to Poland, which has become a neutral venue due to Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine, but also avoiding defeat to the team that dominated as Wednesday. but I know it will prove good enough to move on to the match. With the European football elite.

There are legitimate concerns about what will happen to Scotland after two intense games in quick succession, but the final five goals were all scored in the second half.

Ukrainian manager Oleksandr Petrakov pictured in September 2021© Reuters

Ukraine ran into the same timetable but is poised to benefit from passing through Armenia on Saturday afternoon.

Oleksandr PetrakovThe team coasted to a 5-0 success, 3 of which came 70 minutes ago, allowing Ukraine to go through the final stages.

In their last 15 matches, Ukraine have lost only twice, both against the English opposition in Wales and against their opponents on Tuesday.

Nonetheless, Ukraine deserved a win when they defeated Scotland in a World Cup play-off tie at Hampden Park in June.

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24 March 2022 Scottish director Steve Clarke© Reuters

Ukraine will have to get by without Serhi Sidrchuk After the midfielder received a second yellow card in a competition in Armenia.

Petrakov must decide whether to recall Taras Stepanenko Also Oleksandr Piharyonok Considering the players who are in the center of the pitch but rested over the weekend, many changes are to be expected.

Mykola Matvienko, Oleksandr Karabaev, Ruslan Malinovsky, Andriy Yarmolenko, Mihailo Madrik When Artem Dovik All are fighting for a recall.

Scott McTominayThe Manchester United midfielder has been suspended for the game after being late in booking against the Republic of Ireland.

Kenny McLean Also Billy Gilmour Although expected to join the team, Clarke Aaron Hickey When Kieran Tierney It will be available despite withdrawals in the same game.

Che Adams more likely to nod Lyndon Dykes middle of the attack.

Candidates for the Ukrainian starting lineup:
Lunin; Zabarnyi, Kryvtsov, Matviyenko; Karabaev, Stepanenko, Ignatenko, Mikolenko.Yarmolenko, Dubvik, Mudrik

Scottish starters:
Gordon; Hickey, Hendry, McKenna, Tierney. McLean, McGregor. Armstrong, McGuinn, Christie.Adams

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Ukraine 1-1 Scotland

Both teams are confident of claiming the desired result on Tuesday night and should be a thrilling encounter. I feel that ginger and Scotland show heart and a desire to pave the way to a very important point.

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