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McKenna on opener excitement, competition for places & putting on a show



Scotland centre-back Scott McKenna has been speaking to the media as they continue their training camp in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Steve Clarke’s side take on Germany in the opening game on Friday – here are they key points from the press conference:

  • The squad are excited about Friday’s opener but McKenna acknowledges the nerves will kick in soon enough, he stressed they’ll be ready by the time the first whistle blows in Munich.

  • With a bigger squad, McKenna says there’s more competition for places and everyone is working to be selected for the match.

  • The Scots are aiming to progress from the group stage but McKenna insists full focus is on the game against Germany.

  • Clarke’s men are hoping to put on a show for the travelling support and give them “something to cheer about” after most fans were unable to attend Euro 2020 because of Covid-19 restrictions.

  • On a personal note, McKenna is hoping his experience will come in handy if he gets the nod to start on Friday.

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