Oct 15, 2013 at 8pm UK at ​Hampden Park
Scotland
2-0
Croatia
Snodgrass (28'), Naismith (73')
Morrison (55')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Jordan Rhodes pulls out of Scotland squad with groin injury

Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes in action against Crewe Alexandra in a pre-season friendly on July 16, 2013
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Blackburn Rovers forward Jordan Rhodes withdraws from the Scotland squad with a groin injury.

Blackburn Rovers forward Jordan Rhodes has been forced to withdraw from the Scotland squad due to a groin injury.

Manager Gordon Strachan is currently preparing his side to face Croatia in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, but he will be without the 23-year-old for the clash.

The Scottish Football Association have confirmed that the forward has been sent back to the Championship outfit with injury, and that no player has been called up to replace him.

Scotland currently sit fourth in Group A on eight points, while Belgium top the standings with 22 points from eight matches.

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