Scotland vs Ukraine European Qualifiers play-off for FIFA World Cup: semi-final and final vs Wales rescheduled
Thursday, April 14, 2022
A new match schedule for the European Qualifiers play-offs and several UEFA Nations League matches has been agreed, with no extension of the national team windows necessary.
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Following extensive discussions with the eight national associations concerned (Armenia, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Ireland, Scotland, Ukraine and Wales) and FIFA, leading to unanimous agreement, in a remarkable spirit of solidarity and cooperation, UEFA today confirmed the dates for the remaining matches of the European Qualifiers to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off path involving the team of Ukraine, as well as adaptations to the calendar of some UEFA Nations League matches required to accommodate the postponed play-off matches.
The European Qualifiers play-off between Scotland and Ukraine will be played on 1 June and the winner will face Wales on 5 June in the play-off final.
The schedule of the UEFA Nations League groups A4 and B1 (which include the three teams involved in the said play-off path: Scotland, Ukraine and Wales) has been rearranged as follows:
A4: Poland vs Wales
B1: Armenia vs Republic of Ireland
A4: Belgium vs Poland
A4: Wales vs Netherlands
B1: Scotland vs Armenia
B1: Republic of Ireland vs Ukraine
A4: Netherlands vs Poland
A4: Wales vs Belgium
A4: Netherlands vs Wales
A4: Poland vs Belgium
B1: Scotland vs Republic of Ireland
B1: Armenia vs Ukraine
B1: Republic of Ireland vs Armenia
B1: Ukraine vs Scotland
The venues and kick-off times of these rearranged fixtures will be confirmed in due course. All matches of the two groups not mentioned above remain scheduled as originally foreseen.