Ryan Fraser reckons it’s crucial for Scotland to keep up their current run of form after the Newcastle United man helped seal another big win.
The winger, used as a centre forward in the matches against Slovakia and Czech Republic, scored the winner in a 1-0 victory over the latter on Wednesday.
It was a huge win as Scotland go four points clear in their Nations League group, a victory away to Slovakia next month enough for them to top the group.
If that wasn’t already a big incentive, their Euro 2020 play-off final against Serbia certainly should be. Newcastle United’s Scotsman will be hoping to get himself in Steve Clarke’s plans again as the national team bid to enter their first major tournament since 1998.
It’s something that the wideman desperately wants to be part of, reveling in his winner against Czech Republic with full focus now on next month’s date with destiny in Serbia.
“It’s always nice to score in any level but to score for Scotland is massive,” said Fraser (Sky Sports).
“It’s a great achievement tonight and it’s just taking momentum into next month.
“That’s us four points ahead of second now, eight games unbeaten and everyone is confident in the dressing room.
“When we score a goal, we don’t look like getting beat, we don’t look like conceding and I think that’s just given the lads that momentum going into next month, which is huge.”