Nations League: 10 things to look out for in the international matches

SB. Having beaten Albania 2-0 in their Nations League opener the competition offers Scotland a realistic chance of an alternative route into Euro 2020.

They won a tricky Nations League game away at Turkey 2–1 and followed this up with a crushing 5-1 friendly victory over the Czech Republic in Rostov. When their captain at the World Cup, the goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, retired this month, he said: “A very good generation has appeared in Russia.”

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