Gordon Strachan is due to name his Scotland squad for the final Euro 2016 qualifiers against Poland and Gibraltar later on Tuesday.
The Scots can make the play-offs if they take at least four more points and other Group D results go their way.
earlier in the campaign, visit Hampden on 8 October before Strachan’s side face Gibraltar in Portugal on 11 October.
Celtic’s Charlie Mulgrew may miss Scotland’s games with a thigh strain.
If the Scots get four points and Republic of Ireland lose to both Germany and Poland, Strachan’s side will claim the play-off berth.
Another possible scenario is the Irish qualifying automatically with current group leaders Germany and Scotland pipping Poland to third place and the play-off. For this, the Scots would need two wins and for Poland to lose to Ireland.
In September’s double-header, Scotland lost to both
However, they have a better head-to-head record from their two games against Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland and would hold the same advantage over Poland if Adam Nawałka’s side lose in Glasgow.
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