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Player Ratings: Gibraltar 0-6 Scotland

Sports Mole reviews which players stood out during Scotland's 6-0 victory over Gibraltar in their final Euro 2016 qualifying match.

Scotland ended their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on a high, with a 6-0 victory over Gibraltar.

Chris Martin and Shaun Maloney gave Scotland a 2-0 half-time lead in a match they dominated from start to finish.

A Steven Fletcher hat-trick followed in the second half, and Steven Naismith completed the scoring in stoppage time.

Here, Sports Mole takes a look at the key players on a high scoring night for Scotland.



Gibraltar

Goal

Jamie Robba: Made a number of vital saves to keep the score down, particularly from Steven Fletcher and Shaun Maloney in the first half. Without his performance Scotland could realistically have hit double figures.(7/10)

Defence

Erin Barnett: Disrupted Steven Fletcher on occasions in the first half, but was unable to deal with the constant pressure from Scotland. (4/10)

Joseph Chipolina: Lack of ability in the air let him down as Scotland's crosses caused problems time and time again. (4/10)

Ryan Casciaro: Gave little help to brother Kyle, who was left to deal with an in-form Alan Hutton all by himself. (3/10)

Midfield

Mateusz Zachara: Could not cope with the attacking runs of Andrew Robertson down the right wing. Offered nothing going forward on a difficult night. (3/10)

Liam Walker: A bright spark for Gibraltar. Showed some good skill and was Gibraltar's only attacking threat (6/10)

Roy Chipolina: Leadership helped on a tough night. Settled Gibraltar's nerves early on and always looked for the simple pass to relieve pressure on his defenders. Fitness an issue against seasoned professionals. (5/10)

Anthony Bardon: Was a passenger throughout and was unable to cope with Scott Brown in centre midfield. Made two defensive headers. (4/10)

Kyle Casciaro: Was tasked with stopping the runs of Alan Hutton, and let the veteran right-back through time and time again. (2/10)

Attack

Daniel Duarte: Anonymous. Had very little to do to help Gibraltar's attack. (4/10)

Lee Casciaro: Broke through the Scotland defence in a rare foray forward. (6/10)

Substitutes

Brian Perez: Played the final 33 minutes but failed to get a foothold in midfield. (4/10)

John Paul Duarte: Did not have enough time to make an impact up front. (4/10)

Mikey Yome: Failed to touch the ball after coming on in the final minute. (5/10)



Scotland

Goal

Allan McGregor: Had to deal with four goal kicks and a handful of backpasses all evening. No saves to make. (6/10)

Defence

Alan Hutton: Outstanding at right-back. One of Scotland's best attacking threat and had a hand in two goals. (9/10)

Gordon Greer: Superb header looped over Robba to set up Chris Martin's opening goal. (8/10)

Christophe Berra: International chances are limited, and he failed to play himself into Strachan's thoughts. Should have done better with a headed chance. (5/10)

Andrew Robertson: An attacking threat on a night free from his defensive duties. Shall be Scotland's first choice left-back for years to come. (7/10)

Midfield

Matt Ritchie: A quiet night in comparison to his teammates. Shot over the bar in the first half. (6/10)

Scott Brown: Leadership skills are vital to this team. Brown's presence in midfield added skill and defensive security when it was needed. (6/10)

Graham Dorrans: Neat passing throughout helped teammates build attacks. (7/10)

Shaun Maloney: Scored Scotland's second - an excellent chipped shot just as Scotland looked to be struggling to add more goals. (7/10)

Attack

Chris Martin: Did not play as well as his attacking teammates. Scored easy tap-in to add Scotland's opener. (6/10)

Steven Fletcher: Had a difficult first half, with three missed chances but more than made up for it with a second-half hat-trick. His third goal, curled round Robba into the bottom corner was the highlight. (9/10)

Substitutes

Darren Fletcher: Ever dependable. Rested in favour of fringe players but was reliable when he came on. (6/10)

Johnny Russell: Made his competitive debut. Looked very lively and joined in many attacks. Shall be a key player in Scotland's World Cup qualifying campaign. (7/10)

Steven Naismith: Added Scotland's sixth in stoppage time and combined well with Russell in the latter stages. (8/10)


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Steven Fletcher of Scotland celebrates scoring their second goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Scotland and Poland at Hampden Park on October 08, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.
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