Fulham striker Aleksander Mitrovic is pondering what could have been after his penalty moment against Scotland.
The Fulham star was left head in hands last Thursday. His Serbia side faced Scotland for a place at Euro 2020, which headed for penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw over 120 minutes.
It didn’t go to plan for Mitrovic, who missed the final penalty as Scotland beat Serbia 5-4 on penalties, David Marshall getting a hand to the Fulham striker’s kick.
Whilst Scotland has reveled in this moment, it’s broken Serbian hearts and left Mitrovic gutted. He says it’s a pain that still runs within him after a gutting moment for his country.
“The defeat to Scotland still burns inside me. It hurts and that feeling will never go away,” said Mitrovic. “The players, coaching staff and everyone at our FA worked so hard to get us to the Euros. We did not succeed.
“Nothing went our way against the Scots. But no one can say we didn’t try our best. In football, you need a little luck and we had none that night. We had a bad day.
“It went to penalties. I had the misfortune to miss and the hurt will always be there.”