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Scotland fans react to Craig Gordon's error on Twitter

Celtic FC's goalkeeper Craig Gordon (L) fights for the ball with RSC Anderlecht's Lukasz Teodorczyk (R) as teammate Mikael Lustig (C) looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group B...

The Celtic goalkeeper is being annihilated on Twitter.

Celtic FC's goalkeeper Craig Gordon (L) fights for the ball with RSC Anderlecht's Lukasz Teodorczyk (R) as teammate Mikael Lustig (C) looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group B...

Even on international duty, Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon can't catch a break.

The 35-year-old is no stranger to criticism when playing for Celtic, and has been prone to quite a few mistakes down the years.

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But it looks like the same might apply when he is playing for Scotland.

Alex McLeish opted for the Hoops veteran in Friday's 4-0 defeat by Belgium, electing to keep in-form Rangers keeper Allan McGregor on the bench.

The Scotland boss might well have regretted the decision, though.

 

They went behind on 28 minutes when the Celtic keeper rolled the ball out to John McGinn, who was facing his own goal, but the Aston Villa man was swiftly dispossessed by Mousa Dembele in a move which led to Romelu Lukaku opening the scoring with a tap-in.

McGinn's first touch did Scotland few favours, but Gordon is being viewed as the main culprit for the goal on Twitter.

On his day, Gordon is of course a very fine goalkeeper, but it was an awful decision and at 35, he really should know better.

Craig Gordon of Celtic warm's up before their Betfred Cup Semi-Final between Hibernian and Celtic at Hampden Park on October 21, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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