Furious Tartan Army fans have blasted gaffer Steve Clarke's team selection after Scotland's anti-climatic lose to the Czech Republic.

On our much anticipated Euro 2020 opener at Hampden Park, the Scots tumbled at the hands of the Czechs leaving fans heading home totally gutted.

A double from Patrik Schick, who struck either side of half-time, meant it was heartache in a major tournament - a feeling we hadn't all felt in 23 years.

After the match fans left the national stadium with their heads down.

Asked what went wrong, Neil Sinclair, 47, said: "Same old, same old - what else is there to say.

Gutted fan Neil Sinclair leaves Hampden Park

"We've got an exciting young player and what do we do, we keep him on the bench because he's too young. It's unbelievable."

Neil was referring to our 20-year-old wonder-kid Billy Gilmour, who was benched for the game.

And he wasn't the only Scotland fan left feeling like the Chelsea ace could have made the difference.

Martin Sinclair said: "I don't care what age he is, Michael Owen was 18 and he scored in a World Cup.

Martin Sinclair

"100% Billy has to play against England. There was too much loyalty shown to Ryan Christie too and Che Adams should have been up front.

"It's not over. If we can get a result against England we will be right back here again on Tuesday."

Brothers Peter and Scott Davell, from Elgin, also thought Clarke got it all wrong against the Czech's.

Peter, 30, said: "We just couldn't keep the ball and didn't deal with their set pieces.

Peter Davell

"And the second goal was just a sucker punch really. We couldn't do much about that really but I don't know why David Marshall was so far out.

"I think there was a lot more energy in the first five minutes of the first half when Che Adams came on so maybe he should have been on from the start - we were lacking in that area.

Sam, 28, said: "I don't know where Kieran Tierney was, he must have been injured.

Sam Davell

"But I don't know, I know a lot of people wanted Gilmore and Nathan Patterson in but he went with what he knows in O'Donnell.

"Gilmore is young but he probably has more potential."

Rory Baitman said: "McGregor should have been playing. Nobody wanted the ball in midfield for the full first-half.

Rory Baitman

"I just don't know why he changed the middle two.

"But as bad as we were, we still had chances. It's just so disappointing."

While gutted fans watched on at Hampden, a fan zone in the shadow of the national stadium also fell silent as the Czech Republic went on to victory.

Gutted fans react to the match at the Clockwork fan zone

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Gutted Scots held their hands on their heads after Schick opened the scoring at the Clockwork in Mount Florida.

Those who couldn’t get a ticket to the match were watching the game on a big screen in the car park.

The area has been converted into a massive fan zone for punters this summer - with 30 bar tables set out socially distanced.

Only around 12,000 lucky people managed to get a ticket for the game and it had been a nervous atmosphere all around the south side of Glasgow as fans prayed for a strong start.

It's not over yet, but Scotland have made it difficult for themselves and after the match Glasgow fan Michael Duncan said he reckons complacency was to blame.

Michael Duncan

He said: "We were just so bad today. I think there was a bit of arrogance where we thought we were going to take the Czech's, that was it then we would just wait and see how the other games happened.

"But now we are totally on the back foot and that is so Scotland.

"We'll beat England now and fail against Croatia no doubt."

Ian McDonald added: "They looked like they didn't have any confidence in the first-half and then in the second-half they killed us with that second goal.

Ian McDonald

"He needs to start with the boys who can actually do a job with experience for the England game."