Scott Brown believes Scotland's two victories in the past week has provided a much-needed confidence boost.
Northern Ireland have moved up two places to their highest position of 26th in the latest FIFA world rankings.
Matt Ritchie's opportunistic first-half strike earned Scotland a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Denmark at Hampden Park on Tuesday.
Boss Mark Warburton wants Rangers to finish the Championship campaign in style after clinching the title and promotion.
Erik Sviatchenko says he was not surprised by the ferocity of Liam Bridcutt's tackle on him at Hampden Park on Tuesday night.
Gordon Strachan admitted the better side lost after seeing his team edge out Denmark at a sodden Hampden Park.
Relive the action from Hampden Park as Scotland earned a hard-fought friendly victory over Denmark.
Daniel Agger made a costly defensive error for Denmark, which gifted Scotland's goal in their 1-0 win last night.
See Scotland midfielder Liam Bridcutt's late tackle on Denmark defender Erik Svaitchenko, which only earned a yellow card.
Scroll back through updates from Tuesday's international fixtures including England's 2-1 defeat to the Netherlands.
Gordon Strachan will not flood his Scotland team with debutants during tonight's Hampden friendly against Denmark.
Charlie is backing England to "comfortably" beat the Netherlands, plus positive results for Scotland and Republic of Ireland.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has hailed Scott Brown as a role model as the
captain prepares to win his 50th cap.
Gordon Strachan is relishing the chance to examine a different group of players as he weighs up his options for Scotland's World Cup qualifying campaign.
Jamie Murphy is enjoying the best season of his career as he savours the prospect of a Scotland debut this week.
Shaun Maloney and Steven Whittaker will join up with the Scotland squad for Tuesday's match against Denmark.
Aberdeen midfielder Kenny McLean says he was "very proud" to make his Scotland debut against the Czech Republic on Thursday.
Ikechi Anya's first-half strike secured a hard-fought 1-0 win for Scotland over Czech Republic in Prague on Thursday.
Lee Wallace has no qualms about missing out on Scotland action, insisting his sole focus is on Rangers.
Gordon Strachan hailed his Scotland players after they secured a morale-boosting victory over Czech Republic on Thursday.