Scotland want a”hero” to inspire future generations because their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020 hang by a thread,” says former striker Billy Dodds.
It was made three defeats by Even a 4-0 thrashing by Belgium on Sunday and you win from four matches in charge for director Steve Clarke.
After their demolition by Belgium Scotland striker Kris Boyd cautioned soccer had not hit rock bottom.
“We want a hero,” Dodds told Sky Sports News. “We’ve got Andy Robertson. That may inspire gamers to go onto pitches.
“But we will need to have a product on the pitch that’s likely to bring success to get these kids interested. If you’re not winning nobody is interested.”
Dodds believes Clarke doesn’t have the luxury of time to receive the team functioning.
“We’re impatient in this nation,” he explained. “We know it’s an outcome business, I have been at the game myself in case you do not win games that you get the sofa it is as straightforward as that.
“Now I’m not saying Steve Clarke’s [in danger], I think he’s the perfect person to take the country forward.”
The former Scotland striker also required following Clarke’s side have managed just five goals in six group matches Leigh Griffiths be remembered to the national squad.
Dodds believes Scotland require a forward who will help build momentum and confidence from the following 24, build up to this Nations League playoffs.
“Leigh Griffiths will get you something as he did against England with the two free kicks, therefore we need caliber inside,” Dodds said.
“We don’t have sufficient good players at key places and we need competition for places up front.”
Scotland have conceded 13 goals so far from the Euro 2020 set phases and Dodds thinks defence is a true cause for concern for both Clarke.
He said:”We have to get better defensively because we’ve leaked goals not against Belgium and Russia, we’ve leaked goals into Kazakhstan and to Cyprus.”
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