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Former Scotland Star Praises Andy Robertson's Euro 2020 Start

Darren Fletcher was full of praise for 'World Class' Robertson after Scotland's game against Czech Republic.
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Despite Scotland's loss to the Czech Republic in their opening Euro 2020 game, their captain Andrew Robertson has received high praise from former player Darren Fletcher. 

Robertson played a fantastic game, making a major impact in both attack and defence. The 27 year-old played a slightly different role compared to Liverpool's style, allowing him to go forward more frequently in a wing back role. 

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Speaking on Match Of The Day, Fletcher said; "He’s been fantastic and what he has gone on to achieve has been brilliant." 

The left-back played all 38 games for Liverpool in the Premier League last season including another 10 appearances in other competitions. Robertson has somehow found a second engine and looks as energetic as a man who has had three weeks holidays. Darren Fletcher also stressed the importance of Robertson's leadership.

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"He came into the squad with a real quiet confidence and showed what he’s about. He’s grown into it and he has been a great captain. He is inspirational." 

Andy Robertson is the first Scotland captain to lead his country in a major tournament in 23 years. The Premier League and Champions League winner has had a meteoric rise since signing for Liverpool in 2017. 

Scotland will play one of their biggest games in the country's history against England on Friday and there is no better man to lead by example than Robertson. 

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 02:  Andrew Robertson of Dundee United tries to stop John Baird of Partick Thistle long range shot during the Scottish Premiership League match between Partick Thistle and Dundee United at Firhill Stadium on August 02, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 02: Andrew Robertson of Dundee United tries to stop John Baird of Partick Thistle long range shot during the Scottish Premiership League match between Partick Thistle and Dundee United at Firhill Stadium on August 02, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

A loss to England could all but end Scotland's Euro 2020 journey, but their incredible journey up this point and the efforts of Andy Robertson and his team-mates should be commended.