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Israel vs Albania | 7:45pm Sunday 14th October | Turner Stadium | Nations League - Grp C1  

Alex McLeish has issued a warning to his players ahead of facing Israel in Tel Aviv as Scotland aim to make it back-to-back wins at the start of their Nations League campaign.


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McLeish's side are looking to win consecutive matches for the first time since October 2017 when they won three in a row under Gordon Strachan.

Israel have lost their last four games, but McLeish is wary of the threat they pose, saying: "The word is they're much better at home than they are away from home.


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Scotland's traveling party were without Leigh Griffiths after the Celtic striker claimed he withdrew from the squad due to fitness concerns.


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Griffiths was left out of McLeish's starting line-up for their most recent match against Albania, leading to suggestions he had withdrawn from this month's squad due to his unhappiness at that decision.

McLeish, who has won just two of his first six games with Scotland in his second stint, has moved to reassure the 28-year-old that he has not jeopardized his selection in future squads.

Almost half a century has drifted by since the Middle-Eastern nation competed at their only finals, the 1970 World Cup in Mexico. Since then, it has been consistent, and in many cases abject, failure.

In August, the Israeli FA made the controversial decision to appoint Austrian football legend Andi Herzog as their new national coach.

Start time
Israel vs Albania at Turner Stadium on 7:45pm Sunday 14th October..

TV online and live stream coverage
The match will not be shown live on TV or online in the UK.

New Gersy Sport will keep you up to date with the goals via our LIVE scoreboard.

Team news

Striker Moanes Dabour is expected to lead the line for Israel a week after sending out a warning to McLeish by scoring twice in Salzburg's 3-1 win over Celtic in the Europa League.

Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser has joined Griffiths in withdrawing from the squad with an unspecified injury.

Hearts forward Steven Naismith and Johnny Russell, who both started against Albania, as well as Swansea striker Oli McBurnie, remain striking options.

John McGinn and Scott McTominay are expected to be fit despite reporting to the Scotland camp with knocks to the ankle and knee respectively.


More To Know

Nations League - Grp C1
Israel 1-0 Albania
7:45pm Sunday 14th October
Turner Stadium  

Source:: Sky Sports

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