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Confirmed: Scotland team to face Georgia - West Brom star benched, two Celtic men start

The Tartan Army will be hoping for a crucial win in Tbilisi.

Scotland are in action early today in their European Championships qualifier against Georgia in Tbilisi. It is a game that may carry massive connotations regarding their potential qualification for France 2016.

As things stand it looks like all four home nations might actually have a chance of qualifying, with Wales and England practically there and Northern Ireland also in the mix. But Scotland appear to have the toughest challenge on their hands.

They are battling with the World Champions Germany, the in-form and Robert Lewandowski inspired Poland and local rivals Republic of Ireland for two automatic and one play-off spot.

Going into today’s fixtures, which see Scotland take on Georgia, Ireland face off with minnows Gibraltar and Poland travel to Germany in a top of the table clash, Scotland are in third place. However they are just three points behind Poland in top spot and just two points ahead of Ireland.

By the end of play today Scotland could be second, or could be fourth, depending on results elsewhere.

So here is the team that Scotland boss Gordon Strachan has decided to field against Georgia this evening…

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