Scott Sinclair helped himself to a hat-trick as Celtic made St Johnstone suffer again in their thumping 5-0 William Hill Scottish Cup win at Parkhead.
Drey Wright has been as important for St Johnstone as James Forrest has been for Celtic, according to boss Tommy Wright.
What a great boost for Scottish football Tuesday night’s win was.
There may have been a Hampden Park lap of honour and some tangible reward for a Scotland victory for the first time in 15 years but it isn’t a case of job done for Alex McLeish.
Ryan Christie has admitted his star billing for Scotland has come as a bolt from the dark blue.
Scott Tanser’s bounce back from a James Forrest-inflicted nightmare has earned the admiration of St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright.
Scotland have fabulous James Forrest to thank for being just two steps away from qualification for the European Championships.
If James Forrest was angry with Alex McLeish for being left out of the Scotland team in Israel a few days after scoring four goals for Celtic, he did a fine job of hiding it.
Coping with the threat of James Forrest will have helped get Scott Tanser in the right mindset for keeping another of Scottish football’s flying wingers in check at the weekend.
James Forrest is backing Callum McGregor to become the latest Celtic star to shine for Scotland.