Ben Doak, a promising young player, was regrettably the most recent victim of the international break. According to a statement on the Scottish FA website, “Ben Doak and Dire Mebude will both miss out on Tuesday night due to injury.”
Steve Clarke’s team has already qualified for the 2024 European Championship and will play France in a friendly match before domestic football resumes at the weekend.
Liverpool fans have been held in suspense.
It’s another heartbreaking setback, but we can only hope that the injury, which will prevent the teenager from attending tonight’s Scotland U21 match against Malta, is not a catastrophic one.
The 17-year-old has made a significant impression during preseason and this season, and if not for our Carabao Cup match against Bournemouth at the beginning of November, he would have played a significant role in our forthcoming home Europa League group stage match against Toulouse.
Please keep your fingers crossed for good news on both fronts as we are still awaiting word from the club over the seriousness of Andy Robertson’s shoulder injury suffered against Spain.