These Scotland fans feel they’ve seen Naismith’s miss against Albania all before

first_imgAnd then Steven Naismith was guilty of fluffing his lines from less than six yards away from goal on 24 minutes after heading the ball against the post when it seemed easier to score.The miss has earned comparisons with Chris Iwelumo’s infamous miss against Norway in October 2008.Below you can see the best tweets on Naismith’s miss from some pretty despondent Scotland fans, though they were celebrating a 2-0 win at the end. 1 know your limits LISTEN NOW It’s been a terribly frustrating first-half for Alex McLeish’s men Portugal 1 Netherlands 0 updates: Guedes fires hosts to Nations League glory #SCOALB steven naismith pic.twitter.com/83K5L5rgcS— jim (@hoopsjames1) September 10, 2018 An Iwelumo style miss by Naismith there. More concerned with the post than scoring— Iain Boyle (@iainboyle) September 10, 2018Naismith did make up for it at the start of the second-half, of sorts.The Hearts striker seemingly gave Scotland the lead but replays show the ball went in off Albanian defender Berat Djimsiti.We’re sure Naismith will do everything to claim it though! Guedes strikes as Portugal beat Netherlands 1-0 to win inaugural Nations League Ex-Liverpool star says Alexander-Arnold should play in midfield for England explained Latest UEFA Nations League News ‘WEAPON’ Go for glory center_img CHAMPIONS Cascarino to Stones: You’re not Bobby Moore, so don’t try to play like him For a while Scotland struggled to break down Albania in their Nations League opener at Hampden Park.It was 0-0 at half-time in a game where Alex McLeish’s side had plenty of chances to score, but the ball just wouldn’t go in at first. my choice Southgate defends Stones after error, says England will not change playing style Switzerland vs England: Exclusive coverage of Nations League play-off match Portugal vs Netherlands: Exclusive coverage of Nations League final in Porto Chris Iwelumo I have the record for the worst Scotland miss. Naismith hold my beer 🍺— Trev 🏁🏁🏁🏁🏁 (@footballchat_) September 10, 2018 showdown You know self-esteem in Scottish football is at a bit of a low point when Naismith literally misses an open goal from a yard and the co-comm on Sky politely goes ‘he’ll feel he should’ve scored when he sees the replay’— Matt Porter (@mattjp) September 10, 2018 If we don’t beat Albania tonight, that Naismith miss will be up there with Iwelumos. Criminal.— Ross McCole (@RossiMcCole) September 10, 2018 Euro 2020 play-offs: How it works, fixtures dates and countries involved last_img

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