Celtic target Scott McKenna was in action for Scotland on Sunday.
Scotland fell to another disappointing defeat on Sunday evening as they lost 3-1 at home to Portugal in an international friendly.
After a defeat to Israel on Thursday dominated headlines and heaped the pressure on manager Alex McLeish, few Scotland fans were expecting much against current European champions Portugal.
Fernando Santos did field a much-changed side though, and it was two fringe players who combined for the first goal as Kevin Rodrigues crossed for Wolverhampton Wanderers star Helder Costa to bundle home from close range.
Renato Sanches then crossed a second half free kick for Eder to head home, before speedy wide man Bruma went on a run and smashed the ball into the top corner of the net to make it 3-0.
Gary Mackay-Steven's inventive back heel did set up Steven Naismith for a consolation, but that's as good as it got for Scotland as they lost 3-1 in another disappointing defeat.
A number of Scotland players struggled at Hampden Park, and defender Scott McKenna received major criticism for his defending, especially having missed a great chance to equalise at 1-0 down.
The Aberdeen defender was particularly slammed by Celtic fans, just weeks after Bhoys boss Brendan Rodgers told Sky Sports that he wanted to sign McKenna, but a deal couldn't be done.
Celtic fans now seem pretty happy about that, suggesting that they dodged a bullet by not signing the centre back, with many hoping that Rodgers doesn't go back in for him in January as he is a 'lump' and struggled alongside Celtic's Jack Hendry, who isn't exactly liked by Celtic supporters himself.
Celtic dodged a bullet with McGinn and Mckenna— Andy russell (@Andyrussell3003) October 14, 2018
Odonell and McKenna , two names I don't want see linked with celtic anymore— 7inaRowHereWeGo (@6inaRowHereWeGo) October 14, 2018
Jack Hendry and Scott McKenna centre half pairing and John McGinn in front of them in midfield.— (@SM1967_) October 14, 2018
Scary to think that could've been a component of Celtic's starting XI
I hope we have shelved all thoughts on signing McKenna. Him and Hendry give me the fear.— Tom Doc (@Timtom_1) October 14, 2018
So glad we didn’t sign Scott McKenna, been turned by Eder about 4 times already— Niall (@Niall_bryant) October 14, 2018
Fairly certain I’ve awoken in cold sweats over a Jack Hendry/Scott McKenna partnership— James Campbell (@underagemaddog) October 14, 2018
Big Scott Mckenna— Sean H (@Sean_H1888) October 14, 2018
Hendry will never be good enough and McKenna is a big lump of wood thank god we never signed him. 5 million would not buy him for 5 quid— GM28 (@67HolyGrd) October 14, 2018
No idea where this hype around McKenna comes from. Hendry looks more comfortable at the back and that speaks volumes.— Aidan (@AMc88_) October 14, 2018
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