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Klopp is frustrated that Liverpool captain Henderson played the full 90 minutes in England's matches against Slovenia and Lithuania

Klopp is frustrated that Liverpool captain Henderson played the full 90 minutes in England's matches against Slovenia and Lithuania (AFP Photo/Anthony DEVLIN)

Klopp is frustrated that Liverpool captain Henderson played the full 90 minutes in England's matches against Slovenia and Lithuania

Scotland’s next manager must learn from Gordon Strachan’s shortcomings | Ewan Murray

Gordon Strachan leaves the pitch after his last game in charge of Scotland, a 2-2 draw with Slovenia which ended their World Cup hopes.

Bale, Dzeko, Sanchez headline stars on World Cup sidelines

England's Jesse Lingard, right, reacts as Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak dives for the ball during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovenia at Wembley stadium in London, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Gordon Strachan’s Scotland future to be decided with Euro 2020 in mind

Gordon Strachan consoles Barry Bannan after Scotland’s draw with Slovenia. Strachan’s contract runs out at the end of November 2017.

Prolific Lewandowski leads Poland into World Cup finals

Scotland coach Gordon Strachan looks at Scotland's Leigh Griffiths, bottom, after the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between Slovenia and Scotland, at the Stozice stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

Strachan blames 'genetics' for diminutive Scotland's qualifying exit

The manager had a curious explanation for failing to make it out of Group F after a draw away to Slovenia sealed Scotland's fate

Strachan blames 'genetics' for diminutive Scotland's qualifying exit

The manager had a curious explanation for failing to make it out of Group F after a draw away to Slovenia sealed Scotland's fate

Strachan blames 'genetics' for diminutive Scotland's qualifying exit

The manager had a curious explanation for failing to make it out of Group F after a draw away to Slovenia sealed Scotland's fate

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Barry Bannan looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Robert Snodgrass scores their second goal REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland manager Gordon Strachan during a press conference after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Scotland's Robert Snodgrass reacts after the draw during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier football match between Slovenia and Scotland at the Stozice stadium in Ljubljana, on October 8, 2017

Scotland's Robert Snodgrass reacts after the draw during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier football match between Slovenia and Scotland at the Stozice stadium in Ljubljana, on October 8, 2017

Scotland's Robert Snodgrass reacts after the draw during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier football match between Slovenia and Scotland at the Stozice stadium in Ljubljana, on October 8, 2017 (AFP Photo/Jure Makovec)

Slovakia wins 3-way fight for 2nd place in WCup qualifying

Scotland's Robert Snodgrass scores his side's second goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between Slovenia and Scotland, at the Stozice stadium in Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Slovenia coach Srecko Katanec during a press conference after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Andrew Robertson looks dejected REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Robert Snodgrass scores their second goal REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Slovenia’s Roman Bezjak (not pictured) scores their second goal as Scotland’s Craig Gordon looks dejected REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Slovenia’s Josip Ilicic in action with Scotland’s Charlie Mulgrew REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Charlie Mulgrew looks dejected after the match REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

Scotland's World Cup hopes shattered in Slovenia as slack defending costs them their place in the play-offs

BAT01. Ljubljana (Slovenia), 08/10/2017.- Scotland's soccer fans during the FIFA World Wup 2018 qualification match between Slovenia and Scotland in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 08 October 2017. (Mundial de Fútbol, Eslovenia) EFE/EPA/ANTONIO BAT

BAT01. Ljubljana (Slovenia), 08/10/2017.- Scotland's Ikechi Anya (R) in action against Slovenia's Jasmin Kurtic (L) during the FIFA World Wup 2018 qualification match between Slovenia and Scotland in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 08 October 2017. (Mundial de Fútbol, Eslovenia) EFE/EPA/ANTONIO BAT

BAT01. Ljubljana (Slovenia), 08/10/2017.- Scotland's Barry Bannan (L) in action against Slovenia's Nejc Skubic (R)during the FIFA World Wup 2018 qualification match between Slovenia and Scotland in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 08 October 2017. (Mundial de Fútbol, Eslovenia) EFE/EPA/ANTONIO BAT

BAT01. Ljubljana (Slovenia), 08/10/2017.- Scotland's Darren Fletcher (L) in action against Slovenia's Josip Ilicic (R) during the FIFA World Wup 2018 qualification match between Slovenia and Scotland in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 08 October 2017. (Mundial de Fútbol, Eslovenia) EFE/EPA/ANTONIO BAT

Scotland’s World Cup hopes shattered with battling draw in Slovenia

Scotland’s players look dejected after their 2-2 draw with Slovenia in Ljubljana – only a win would have been enough to secure Gordon Strachan’s side a spot in the World Cup qualifying play-offs.

Scotland’s World Cup hopes shattered with battling draw in Slovenia

Scotland’s World Cup hopes shattered with battling draw in Slovenia

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Chris Martin and Darren Fletcher look dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland 's Leigh Griffiths looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Darren Fletcher looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Christophe Berra looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Andrew Robertson looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Darren Fletcher looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland manager Gordon Strachan looks dejected after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland

Soccer Football - 2018 World Cup Qualifications - Europe - Slovenia vs Scotland - Stozice Stadium, Ljubljana, Slovenia - October 8, 2017 Scotland’s Barry Bannan looks dejected with manager Gordon Strachan after the match Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

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