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Scotland fans react to Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney's display

A number of supporters have taken to Twitter to laud Kieran Tierney’s display as the Arsenal youngster starred in Scotland’s defeat to Slovakia on Sunday.

Scotland fans would have been forgiven for expecting Steve Clarke’s men to struggle following their incredible result on Thursday. Unsurprisingly, Clarke made a number of changes.

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Tierney was one of a handful of players to keep his place. And in Andrew Robertson’s absence, the 23-year-old was moved to left wing-back for the Nations League game.


It is not a role that the former Celtic man has played in too often for Mikel Arteta’s side this season. However, he has perhaps left Arteta with food for thought with his display.

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Tierney was excellent in the 1-0 loss. He produced some outstanding runs down the line. And some of his crosses into the box were simply delicious.

As shown by, no player on the pitch matched Tierney’s tally of four key passes. Liam Cooper was the only player to have more touches of the ball than his teammate.

His display prompted many to single Tierney out as Scotland’s best player. The team’s performance was better than the scoreline perhaps suggests. And Tierney was one of those who really stood out.

Given that his performance came just a few days after he played 120 minutes in Serbia, he certainly deserves the enormous credit coming his way.

Here is how some of the fans reacted to Tierney’s performance…

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