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Scotland v Ukraine World Cup semi-final play-off postponed

Scotland's World Cup play-off semi-very last towards Ukraine has been postponed.

The countries have been set to fulfill at Hampden on 24 March but Ukraine asked that Fifa moves the tie again following Russia's invasion of the u . S . A ..

As a end result, the play-off final for the winners - against either Wales or Austria - will now additionally be delayed.

Discussions are under way for a brand new date, with the Nations League window in June the maximum likely alternative.

The World Cup finals take area from 21 November to 18 December.

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A large contingent of latest squads decided on by means of Ukraine have contained gamers from their hometown, with 15 out of the 23-guy pool for November's World Cup qualifiers gambling in their domestic leagues.

The aspects are set to stand each different in June on Nations League obligation, with every aspect already scheduled to play four video games during that smash.

Former Scotland assistant supervisor Mark McGhee consents with the choice to postpone the play-off semi-final.

"I think it's far the right selection, we have were given to recognize what is going on over there and how it influences their players," stated the Dundee boss, who gained 4 caps for the national crew.

"Ukraine deserve equal possibility, maybe even greater so within the instances, and in the meanwhile it would be such a big ask for their gamers to return and play a recreation at that stage. Even to get them together right now might be a touch bit unfair.

"So I do not suppose there's some thing lost by using it. Scotland lovers obviously need to recognize what is going on but I suppose it's far the proper thing to do and I don't assume all people on the Scottish FA could have a problem with that."

Speaking final week, Scottish FA president Rod Petrie offered his Ukrainian counterpart guide because the countries held talks with Fifa over moving this month's tie.

"Football is inconsequential amid war," stated Petrie.

"But we've conveyed the robust feel of harmony communicated to us by using Scotland fans and citizens in current days.

"[The SFA] have presented to support our Ukrainian colleagues' arrangements as pleasant we will in those unimaginably difficult instances."

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