Robert Snodgrass is almost certainly out of Scotland's Euro 2016 qualifying opener in Germany after suffering suspected knee ligament damage.
WITH a 6ft 6in team-mate making his debut, it is fair to say young Craig Slater needed a big performance to hog the spotlight.
IF Ronny Deila doesn't play the lottery, then this would probably be a good time to start.
GERMANY features prominently in Scotland's future, both in the short and longer term.
CELTIC will seek to sign another forward before the transfer deadline that kicks in 24 hours before the Scottish champions play Maribor of Slovenia next week in the Champions League play-off round.