Israel 2-1 Scotland: Was Haifa chagrin a misfortune 90 mins as a Scotland fan?
Manager Alex McLeish conceded that Scotland’s bruising 2-1 Nations League better in Israel could have been worse.
And former centre-back partner and Scotland defender Willie Miller described it as “unacceptable” and as bad a opening as you’ll see from a Scotland team. But was it?
BBC Scotland has trawled by a list of fear shows and humiliations given a inhabitant organisation final competent for a contest in 1998.
Some are unforgettable. Others competence good have been erased from a memory in an act of self-protection. But we can relive them here and opinion for a misfortune 90 mins as a Scotland fan.
Wales 4-0 Scotland (18 Feb, 2004) Wales 3-0 Scotland (14 Nov, 2009)
These dual trips to Cardiff combine into a one mass of horror.
In 2004, a prevalent Wales side ripped Berti Vogts’ Scots detached in front of 47,000 during a Millenium Stadium. Robert Earnshaw scored a initial of his hat-trick within 60 seconds.
And a change of venue didn’t urge matters most 5 years later. The Cardiff City Stadium hosted another chagrin as David Edwards, Simon Church and a immature starlet called Aaron Ramsey inflicted a fourth uninterrupted divided better on George Burley and eventually cost him his job.