Scotland belongs on the most important stage in Euro 2020, Cooper said

Defender Liam Cooper believes that Scotland has proven itself to “belong” on the most important stage as they search to make Euro 2020 a success.

Friday’s goalless draw against England at Wembley saved the side well and real of their search for a primary spell within the knockout stages of a significant match.

And outcomes elsewhere ensured Monday Scotland undoubtedly qualify in the event that they beat Croatia in Hampden Park.

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A win would put Scotland at 4 points, sealing progress to a minimum of the last 16 as one of many top 4 teams in third place.

They may even finish second forward of England if the Czech Republic received at Wembley and Scotland revolved round their three-goal drawback against the Auld Enemy.

Scotland might want to deal with the expectations as they search to create history and enhance on their show of their opening a 2-0 defeat by the Czechs.

However Cooper, 29, feels they’ve blown away any indicators of nerves and answered doubts about their high quality with their performance against England.

“There would all the time be nerves however they’re going soon,” he said Leeds said the referee. “You notice the job at hand and you are shifting forward.

“The lads who played the night time earlier than proved themselves on the world stage, that we belong right here.

“The nerves are gone and it is all concentrated on Tuesday night time.

“It is an enormous recreation, in all probability the most important recreation that Scotland has seen for a really lengthy time, and it is one we’re all very excited about and wanting forward to.”

Steve Clarke’s side might want to break their Euro 2020 duck and discover the net a minimum of as soon as – they’re the one team that has but to score.

Cooper said: “We’ve created numerous possibilities, against the Czech Republic and England. We have had 30 photographs.

“We just want somebody to step up and put the ball within the back of the net and I am certain we are going to.

“The strikers trust in themselves and in the event that they nonetheless have the chance anyone goes to go in. We’d like it greater than ever. ”


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