Scotland’s World Cup 2022 campaign starts with a home qualifier against Austria at Hampden Park.

The national team were drawn in Group F of qualifying for Qatar 2022 along with Denmark, Austria, Israel, Faroe Islands and Moldova.

Fixtures for the group have now been announced and the first match is at home to Austria on March 25, 2021, followed by a trip to face Israel three days later then Faroe Islands at home on March 31 to complete the triple-header.

The next round of fixtures starts on the 1st September away against Denmark before Moldova visit Hampden three days later. Scotland then travel to play Austria on September 7.

Steve Clarke’s men are at home to Israel on the 9th October and away to Faroe Islands three days later.

The group concludes in November 2021 with a trip to Moldova on November 12 and then a home match against top seeds Denmark on November 15.

The group winners qualify automatically for the tournament in Qatar in two years’ time.

The runners-up all go into play-offs along with the best two sides from the Nations League group winners that haven’t already secured a place. Those teams are split into three paths with each path winner taking a finals place.