SCOTLAND’S footie heroes can heal our Covid blues tonight by sealing a spot in next summer’s European Championships.
Skipper Andy Robertson and his men will end a 23-year wait for a major tourney appearance with victory in Serbia.
Dreaming of the delayed Euro 2020 finals, manager Steve Clarke said: “The country would feel good to qualify.
“It would be a massive boost for the nation.”
Tonight’s rivals Serbia have been rocked in the run up to the match as star Luka Milivojevic was ruled out after testing positive for Covid-19.
The hosts were stunned after being informed the midfielder and Crystal Palace skipper tested positive after arriving in the home camp.
He took a further test yesterday which was also positive.
He was ordered home last night and will self-isolate for 14 days in his homeland and play no part against Clarke’s men tonight.
Even before the shock Serbia star news Scotland gaffer Clarke said he believes his side are ready to end 23 years of international agony.
He said his coaching staff are all “confident” of ending the major competition drought and the players could not be any more prepared as the nation watches on.
But Clarke also revealed he has been mulling over ‘one or two positions’ for the Serbia showdown.
He said: “The players will get information from all the coaching staff and they’ll see we’re confident.
“We don’t go around shouting about it, but we’re quietly confident. We’ve worked hard as a management team and as a group of players.
“We were always being told to make sure we were ready for the play-off final and I don’t think we could be better prepared.
“The process to get here has been a little bit rocky at times. When it’s up and down you’re always going to get…