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Too Good: The multi-talented Belgians proved to be too hot for Scotland to handle
Minutes Played (Martin): Full 90 mins (v Belgium), Full 90 mins (v Macedonia)
Minutes Played (Whittaker): Full 90 mins (v Belgium), 80 mins (v Macedonia)
Minutes Played (Snodgrass): 57 mins (v Belgium), Suspended (v Macedonia)
Norwich City's Scottish contingent enjoyed a relatively successful week with the victory over Macedonia managing to haul the Scots off the bottom of Group A.
Russell Martin in particular will be more than satisfied with his performances in the two fixtures as his partnership with Blackburn's Grant Hanley in the centre of defence continues to blossom.
The pair managed to deal with a formidable Belgium strike force reasonably comfortably at Hampden Park, and there is no shame in conceding two goals to a team that is now among the very best in Europe.
As for Steven Whittaker, his occasional defensive deficiencies were exposed by the Belgians for Steven Defour's opening goal on Friday night, with a poor touch gifting the opposition possession before his failure to subsequently close down Kevin De Bruyne allowed the Chelsea man to pick out the arriving Defour.
However, Whittaker's strengths have always been going forward, and he once again provided a good attacking outlet for the Scots on the left hand side, despite being asked to play out of position.
Finally, Robert Snodgrass played no part in Scotland's fine 2-1 win in Skopje due to suspension, but he did feature in the defeat to Belgium—although it wasn't his finest night.
After the high standards set last season, Snodgrass is slightly struggling to replicate that form this time out, but with the quality that he possesses it will surely be a matter of time before he is back to his best.
As usual, Snodgrass' commitment against the Belgians wasn't in question, but it was just one of those evenings where nothing seemed to come off, and he was replaced after 57 minutes by Watford's Ikechi Anya.