A makeshift and inexperienced Scotland side were beaten but not disgraced in their 2-0 loss to World Cup-bound Peru at the frenzied Estadio Nacional in Lima.
Scotland are set to travel to Peru and Mexico with just 21 players after John Souttar and Stuart Armstrong took the total number of withdrawals to six.
Scotland’s Charlie Mulgrew wants to be playing football at 40 and has gone mostly vegan to do so.
Boss Alex McLeish claimed the loss of the first goal was key to Scotland's 2-0 defeat to World Cup-bound Peru at the Estadio Nacional in Lima.
Leigh Griffiths has hit back at Scotland boss Gordon Strachan’s claims he is too small to lead the line for his country by changing his Twitter name to #Shorty.
Mark McGhee believes Scott Brown's return to Gordon Strachan's line-up is just the boost Scotland need to kick-start their flagging World Cup hopes.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan admits he is taking a gamble by omitting his Celtic and Aberdeen contingent from his squad to face Italy and France.
Stephen McManus reckons John Souttar can be a future star for Scotland - but the former national team skipper does not believe he is ready to be a part of Gordon Strachan's present line-up.
Italy may no longer be a team of household names but Mark McGhee reckons Antonio Conte's men will still present Scotland with a serious test.
Sir Alex Ferguson believes Scotland need to win at Wembley to get their World Cup hopes back on track - but he is optimistic they can do just that.