Steve Clarke has revealed his disappointment at losing Scotland captain Andy Robertson to injury right before their 3-0 defeat against Belgium last night, according to the Mirror.

Robertson was forced to withdraw before the match with a hamstring injury, and his absence was apparent in Scotland’s back line.

Liverpool will hope the injury isn’t too severe, and Jurgen Klopp will no doubt echo Calrke’s sentiment in days to come.

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“It’s disappointing to lose someone of Andy’s experience – certainly for a game like this,” Clarke said.

“He tried everything he could [to be ready for today], he did the training session last night, but he woke up and still felt it so no good.”

Clarke was forced to field 21-year-old Kilmarnock left-back Greg Taylor in Robertson’s place, but the manager claimed he was pleased with the stand-in’s performance.

“He didn’t surprise me,” said Clarke. “I worked with Greg for 18 months and I knew he was ready.

“I thought his performance was excellent from start to finish. It was a big ask for him but I know his temperament, I know his character.

“He showed everyone that he was deserving of his start that he got.”

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