Fans react on Twitter to Aston Villa star Alan Hutton’s performance for Scotland

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Aston Villa star Alan Hutton struggled as Scotland lost to Germany on Monday.

Scotland could not overcome the World Champions at Hampden Park on Monday evening, falling to a 3-2 loss.

It was a spirited performance by Gordon Strachan’s men, but sees the Tartan Army now unable to finish in the top two of group D, and secure the automatic qualification that entails.

They are also behind the Republic of Ireland in the search for the play-off places, and the Scots have it all to do if they want to reach the finals of Euro 2016 next summer.

Whilst certain players put in impressive performances for the Scots, there were also some underperforming stars - and one of them came as no surprise.

It is hard to remember the last time Alan Hutton put in a great performance for either club or country, yet he is still seemingly Strachan’s first-choice pick for the right-full-back position.

The 30-year-old has made just two appearances for Villa this term, having seen himself pushed out of the team, and it is clear he does not have the quality to still be playing at the top level of the game.

Often caught out of position, the former Spurs and Nottingham Forest man offered little defensively, and although he was willing to get up the field to support the attack, his final ball is wasted every time he tries to play a cross.

Hutton’s performance did little to suggest that he is working his way back to top form, and fans took to Twitter to express their disbelief that the Villa man is still playing regular international football.

 

 

 

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