Scotland remain unchanged for EURO 2012 D-Day decider against Spain


The final EURO 2012 qualifier against Spain is now upon us and the nation is anxiously waiting kick off, wetting their whistles with plenty of liquid refreshment or heading home from work.

Scotland manager Craig Levein has named an unchanged side to face the World and European champions Spain.

Despite being injury doubts midfielders Darren Fletcher, Barry Bannan and striker Craig Mackail-Smith have all been passed fit. However Kenny Miller has missed out with a groin injury, fuelling questions why the Cardiff striker was even called up when the likes of Garry O’Connor and Ross McCormack were in fine form and fit.

Check out our match preview for all the information behind the game, but the jist of tonight is that Scotland must equal or better the Czech Republic’s result against Lithuania to reach the play-offs. Scotland are currently in second place, one point ahead of the Czech side.

Scotland XI: McGregor; Hutton, Berra, Caldwell, Bardsley; Adam, Fletcher, Bannan, Morrison, Naismith; Mackail-Smith.

Follow all the action with Scotzine on twitter tonight by following the hashtag #EspanaEscocia lets get it trending folks!


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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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