Alex McLeish tells injury-hit Scotland to be giantkillers in friendlies

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the Guardian—• Armstrong and Souttar drop out of squad for Peru and Mexico• United States-based players may be handed late call-ups Alex McLeish has said Scotland will have to perform acts of “giantkilling” against Peru and Mexico after the number of withdrawals from his squad stretched to six. McLeish, who already had a makeshift party for the upcoming friendlies, lost the Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong and the Hearts defender John Souttar on Monday due to injury. The Scots travel to face Peru in Lima...

Alex McLeish names seven uncapped players in Scotland squad for Peru and Mexico friendlies. Five key Celtic players rested for trips to South and North America as manager warns of the dangers of burnout. Only four players in the 24-man party have earned double figures in caps.