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Euro 2024: Who Should Start for Scotland Against Hungary?

Scotland must beat Hungary at the 2024 European Championship if they want to make history and get past the group stage for the first time. But who should start in Stuttgart?

After a dismal start against Germany, a hard-fought draw against Switzerland means Steve Clarke’s team still have a chance of reaching the last 16.

There will be at least one change after Kieran Tierney was ruled out due to a thigh injury during Wednesday’s match in Cologne.

Scott McKenna was the player who came on for the Arsenal defender. Will he be in the starting eleven or should he Liam Cooper get a chance?

Valentina Hanley which replaces Ryan Porteous against Switzerland. Will Hanley be back in the starting eleven, as the Watford defender is still suspended? And will Billy Gilmour be allowed to play from the start again after he played in the draw on matchday two?

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Kieran Tierney had to be substituted in Cologne

Clarke has to make a decision in advance with Che Adams still has to impress at the tournament. Lawrence Shankland is waiting for his big chance and after his 32 goals for Hearts last season, could he be the player to score in this crucial game?

Bristol City striker Tommy Conway was called into the team at short notice and made his debut in the last friendly against Finland. Could the 21-year-old give Scotland some much-needed pace?

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Scotland’s record against Hungary

Scotland have never played Hungary in a competitive match before; the two teams have only faced each other twice in friendlies.

Jack Hendry made his Scotland debut against Hungary
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Jack Hendry made his Scotland debut against Hungary in 2018

Jack Henry made his debut in their last meeting in Budapest in 2018. Scotland won that time thanks to a second-half goal from Matt Phillips.

Berti Vogts was coach when the Scots lost 3-0 at Hampden Park in 2005. Goalkeeper David Marshall scored an own goal to make matters worse.

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