When you need to beat the best team in the world to give yourself a shot at qualification for the Euro finals out of your group you know you are in deep trouble.
One former Dundee centre-back has received his first international call-up this week and Declan Gallagher could soon be joined in the Scotland squad by another ex-Dens Park man.
For a man who is seen by many as an unfulfilled talent, Oliver Burke is ticking off career boxes that most footballers could only dream of.
A John McGinn hat-trick, a first goal for Lawrence Shankland and an utterly dominant performance gave Steve Clarke the emphatic win over the lowest-ranked nation in world football that was expected and required to end a wretched run of form and results.
Steve Clarke has admitted that Scotland need to take something from Monday night’s clash with world number one-ranked Belgium to keep their hopes alive of automatic qualification for Euro 2020.
Lawrence Shankland wants to make sure his Scotland goal in the 6-0 thrashing of San Marino is the first of many.
Lawrence Shankland has backed himself to take his stunning Dundee United form into the international arena.
Playing a first ever game in a World Cup was always going to be a step into the unknown for Scotland.
Lawrence Shankland has made a “fantastic” first impression on the Scotland management team.
Shelley Kerr wants to see her Scotland team get “more physical” in their second World Cup clash.