Scotland's World Cup qualifier in snowy Serbia set to go ahead as Tartan Army dig in to help clear pitch
11:40 GMT, 26 March 2013
14:04 GMT, 26 March 2013
Scotland's World Cup qualifier against Serbia is set to go ahead, despite continuing heavy snowfall.
Gordon Strachan's side are due to play tonight in the city of Novi Sad, around an hour north west of the Scots' base in Belgrade, and work to clear the Karadjordje Stadium pitch is underway.
Digging in: Members of the Tartan Army help clear the pitch in Novi Sad
Helping hand: Scotland fan David Wildridge clears snow from the seats in the Karadjordje Stadium
The Serbia FA and the Scottish FA are continuing to monitor the situation, the latter tweeting: 'Serbia v Scotland on as it stands. Serbia FA clearing pitch of snow.'
Around 1,200 members of the Tartan Army are expected to attend the match, which would be rescheduled for Wednesday if it was postponed tonight.
Snow: The scene outside the Scotland team hotel in Belgrade this morning
Wrapped up: Strachan tries to keep warm during Scotland's training session in Belgrade last night
Scotland are currently bottom of Group A with two points from five games after losing 2-1 to Wales in the snow at Hampden on Friday.
With qualification hopes for the World Cup almost certainly over, Strachan is set make a number of changes to his team tonight against Serbia, who sit fourth with four points.
Warming up: Scotland trained at the Partizan Belgrade Academy ahead of tonight's match against Serbia
Defeat: Scotland lost out in the Glasgow snow on Friday night as they were beaten 2-1 by Wales