Carrick was part of the side which opened their campaign with a five-goal win in Chisinau 12 months ago, when it appeared Moldova would be swept aside by everyone but San Marino.
As it turned out, they were good enough to claim home draws against Ukraine and Poland and almost sneak a result off Montenegro too, so Carrick accepts there can be no room for complacency.
"We won't be complacent at all," he said.
"That result in Moldova was terrific but it is gone. There is nothing from that game we can take into this one.
"It is a whole new scenario."
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