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Strachan's Scotland to face Poland in 2014 friendly

Scotland will take on Poland in Warsaw on March 5 as they continue their preparations for the European Championship qualifiers.

The match at Poland's National Stadium is the first fixture to be arranged for Strachan's side in 2014.

Strachan, whose team are unbeaten in four games, said: "We can all be encouraged by the strong finish to 2013 and the challenge now for us is to continue that momentum into next year.

"Poland will be a tough match, particularly in Warsaw, but it is exactly the type of contest we will need to overcome in the Euro Championship qualifiers.

"Between now and March, we will monitor the performances of our core squad members but also those who have performed really well in recent months and who have come to our attention.

"We are aware of their capabilities and we know there is a lot of excitement around some younger players who have emerged this season.

"If they continue to develop and demonstrate that form consistently then there will be opportunities throughout our preparations for the start of the Euro Championship qualifiers."

Scotland will find out on February 23 who they will play in their Euro 2016 qualifying group.

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