Scotland qualifier goes ahead
Scotland’s World Cup qualifier in Serbia goes ahead this evening
after the pitch in Novi Sad passed a late inspection.
Heavy snowfall left the surface at the Karadjordje Stadium
blanketed, but a clearing-up operation was organised after meetings
between representatives of the opponents’ Football
The pitch was cleared with the help of some travelling
supporters, but with the weather remaining unpredictable a final
inspection was called for 6pm (GMT) – 90 minutes before the
Match officials quickly gave the go-ahead, and Scotland will
take to the field looking for their first win under Gordon
Strachan’s side go into the game bottom of Group A, two points
behind their hosts, following Friday’s defeat to Wales.