Strachan is envious of Igor’s Croatia dilemma
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan wishes he had Croatian counterpart Igor Stimac’s yellow-card dilemma.
Belgium beat Croatia 2-1 last Friday to seal a runaway Group A victory and a place in next summer’s World Cup finals in Brazil, with the Croatians having to settle for a play-off place as runners-up.
But nine Croatia players – Vedran Corluka, Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic, Niko Kranjcar, Nikica Jelavic, Gordon Schildenfeld, Ivan Strinic, Eduardo and Ognjen Vukojevic – are all on yellow cards and will miss the first game of the play-off if they are cautioned against Scotland at Hampden tonight.
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