Scottish Focus on Attack Ahead of Georgia Qualifier, Says Steven Naismith

Everton striker Steven Naismith believes Scotland manager Gordon Strachan will allow his side to play with more freedom against Georgia.

updated: October 10, 2014 09:41 IST
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Glasgow: Scotland striker Steven Naismith says the emphasis will be on attack as his side prepare to take on Georgia in their European Championship Group D qualifying match at Ibrox.

The Scots earned many plaudits for their performance in a narrow 2-1 defeat away to world champions Germany in the first qualifying match, a result which brought to an end a six-match unbeaten run for Gordon Strachan's side.

However, Group D rivals the Republic of Ireland and Poland have already stolen a march on the Dark Blues by beating the Georgians and Gibraltar respectively, and Naismith knows the Scots risk being left behind if they do not pick up three points this weekend.

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