Belgium v Scotland: Liverpool defender Andy Robertson misses qualifier

Andy Robertson and Dedryck Boyata
Andy Robertson was on the losing side in Scotland's last meeting with Belgium
Euro 2020 Qualifying Group I: Belgium v Scotland
Venue: King Baudouin Stadium, Brussels Date: Tuesday, 11 June Kick-off: 19:45 BST
Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live/Radio Scotland, live text commentary on the BBC Sport website

Captain Andy Robertson will miss Scotland's Euro 2020 qualifier against Belgium with a hamstring injury.

The Liverpool left-back, who scored the opener against Cyprus at Hampden on Saturday, is one of five changes in Steve Clarke's side.

Kilmarnock's Greg Taylor, 21, makes his Scotland debut in Robertson's place.

Also coming into the side who beat the Cypriots 2-1 are Scott McTominay, Stuart Armstrong, Oliver Burke and Johnny Russell.

John McGinn, James Forrest, Ryan Fraser, and Eamonn Brophy are the others who drop out, with all four among the substitutes.

'We need to make ourselves hard to beat'

Speaking on Monday, Robertson said Scotland "need to get back on the footballing map" by making life difficult for the world's leading national teams.

Scotland came close to beating England in 2017 but conceded a late equaliser at Hampden.

"We have not had a big result probably since England and even then it was a disappointment because of the late goal," said Liverpool's Robertson, 25.

"But since then the big nations have turned us over, if we are being honest. We need to try and make ourselves hard to beat against the top nations again.

"When I first came into the squad the top nations didn't like playing against us. They might have got the results but they had to work for it and that's what we need to get back to."

Belgium thumped Scotland 4-0 in a friendly at Hampden last year and Robertson insists his side have learned from "the disastrous mistakes made in that game".

"That's what we need to cut out," he added. "We need to be a lot more streetwise and try to frustrate them and the longer it goes hopefully that happens and we grow in confidence."

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