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Scotland player ratings as Finland mount two-goal comeback in Hampden friendly

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Now just one week away from their first Euro ’24 match against Germany, here’s how the national team fared at the national stadium…


Angus Gunn 7

Solid performance for Steve Clarke’s first-team pick. Wasn’t tested much before swapping with Craig Gordon with 21 minutes to go, but dealt with everything sent his way over the course.

Kieran Tierney 8

A typically industrious shift from the full-back. Threw himself into the path of a well-struck Casper Terho effort to ensure the match remained goalless in the opening stretch. Looked dangerous down the left side.

Grant Hanley 5

Caught in transition more than once, with Teemu Pukki snapping at his heels for the first hour. Beaten in the air for Finland’s first.

Jack Hendry 6

A handful of solid tackles was matched by a few moments of complacency. No major mistakes but a middling performance all told.

Andy Robertson 8

Lively down the left flank and forced the deadlock-breaking own goal with a second-half cut-back. Always looked dangerous, until he was subbed for Greg Taylor over the hour.

Callum McGregor 6

A quiet night for the Celtic captain in a match where so much of the play unfolded in wide areas. Didn’t put a foot wrong, but wasn’t involved as much as we’ve seen previously.

Billy Gilmour 6

Similar to McGregor, didn’t see an inordinate amount of the ball in the 69 minutes he spent on the pitch, but looked comfortable whenever in possession.

Anthony Ralston 7

A solid performance from the right full-back who never once shied from a rough tackle. Sent a few decent balls into the box too, and will be pleased with his overall contributions,

John McGinn 7 Kept himself busy at the top end of the pitch and did a fine job of unsettling the Finland backline. Wasted a couple of chances in both halves, but a decent run-out for the Aston Villa man.

Ryan Christie 6

Looked a threat in the first half but less involved in the second. Always exciting to watch and covered the pitch well.

Lawrence Shankland 8

Snatched his third international goal with a fine header swung in from the left. Fought for scraps all evening, and did well to get himself in front of his man to net Scotland’s second.


SUBS

Greg Taylor 5

Subbed on for captain Robertson with half-an-hour left on the clock. Provided support.

Tommy Conway 6

Made his senior debut just over the hour mark and looked confident. Showed nice footwork and close control in the final third. Denied a goal by an outstanding injury time save.

Craig Gordon 4

Made his 75th appearance for Scotland to become the oldest player to turn out for the national side. Couldn’t do much for Benjamin Kallman’s 73rd minute goal. Conceded the penalty that led to number two.

Ryan Jack 5

Came on for Gilmour with 20 minutes remaining, and helped support Scotland in attack.

Lewis Morgan 4

On for Christie with 10 minutes remaining. Looked sharp but little time to affect the game.

Scott McKenna 4

On for Hanley with 10 minutes remaining. Similar to Morgan, had little time to impact the match.

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