One of the challenges for any manager is how to back up a big performance with another one. That is what Steve Clarke faces on Tuesday.
He will rightly be really proud of how his Scotland team played against England but he will also know exactly what he needs from his players for what will be a very different challenge against Croatia at Hampden Park.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Steve will have ignored the noise and looked in detail at Friday's performance. He will know all the things that he liked and the things he didn't (very little I would imagine).
Steve Clarke's side need to back up their England display with a good showing against Croatia
Scotland have a real chance of qualification but they need to be clinical and find the net
The strange thing is that the public often see games very differently from how you see them as a manager.
For example when my Scotland team drew 2-2 with England in 2017 they were greeted as heroes but I knew there had some gaps in that performance.
Anyway, Friday's result was more than deserved and now we have a real chance of making the next stage.
It was a shock to learn that Billy Gilmour is out of this game, especially given the reaction to the way he played against England.
I feel for him but having analysed the England match in detail I don't think it has to spell disaster for Scotland.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Gilmour did well at Wembley but I think it was the midfield three that actually gave Scotland the platform to