Barry Bannan says Scotland's World Cup dream is far from over and group will go down to the wire
BARRY BANNAN has urged the nation not to panic.
The Scotland star was frustrated after the 1-1 weekend draw with Lithuania but also dismissive of suggestions that the squad were already playing catch-up in the qualification race.
As news trickled through of Slovakia’s setback in Slovenia, Bannan could see a clear pattern emerging.
The pattern which suggests a cut-throat group will see points shipped by all of the contenders over the coming months as the race for Russia intensifies.
Bannan was disappointed to lose two points to Lithuania but the Slovenians did the same on the opening night... read more
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