Scotland U21s took on Lithuania at Tynecastle, where there was a start for Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour.

The 18-year-old played the whole 90 minutes as the Scots drew 0-0 with the Lithuanians.

Gilmour lasted the full 90 for the Scotland U21s. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

There have been calls for him to make the step up to senior level, but how did Chelsea’s young star get on with the U21s?

Gilmour impact limited during Scotland U21s match

In the first half Gilmour was always looking to get on the ball. When he did get on it, you could tell he was that bit better technically than the rest of the young stars on display.

His passing range was excellent, slowing the game down at his will or speeding it up with a forward run.

A good first half. (Photo by Chelsea Football Club/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)

There wasn’t any end product though. He had a free kick well saved by the Lithuanian keeper and played a part in several bits of buildup play. Gilmour also had a few pops at goal, but nothing was coming off for him.

His technicality was clearly frustrating his opponents, with niggly little digs being planted on his ankles every now and then.

Rain lashed down in the second 45 minutes and Gilmour dropped out of the game a bit. Both teams opted for an aerial approach on the slippery Tynecastle surface, which meant the 18-year-old didn’t see much of the ball.

Gilmour faded. (IAN KINGTON/AFP/Getty Images)

When he did get it, his passes were a bit slack and his movement wasn’t as sharp as he started to tire a bit.

Gilmour displayed flashes of brilliance for Scotland, but on the night, wasn’t able to change the game for his side.

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