Erin Cuthbert is decided to assist Scotland bounce again from their UEFA Ladies’s Nations League defeat by the Netherlands after declaring herself match for the return match at Hampden.
The Chelsea midfielder missed Friday’s 4-0 loss with a quad damage however educated at Hampden on Monday night and is eager to function on Tuesday.
Cuthbert missed final month’s camp with a separate damage as Scotland drew with Belgium after struggling a slender defeat in opposition to England in Sunderland.
The 25-year-old mentioned: “It has been tough, I’ve not loved watching it from the TV. It makes it tougher when the staff are perhaps not in an amazing second.
“They performed so properly in opposition to England and I beloved watching that efficiency. I used to be kicking each ball, I used to be determined to play.
“When you find yourself away, you admire it a lot extra.”
Scotland’s midfield was additionally lacking Bayern Munich’s Sam Kerr plus Caroline Weir and Emma Watson – who each suffered cruciate ligament harm on worldwide responsibility in September.
Cuthbert doesn’t really feel any burden of accountability with different key gamers absent.
“I am definitely not feeling any stress about being again in, I’m simply blissful I’ve bought a ball again at my toes once more,” she mentioned.
“We now have made Hampden a little bit of a fortress. I do know there are particular nights available and hopefully we will make Tuesday night time a type of however we all know we must be higher than we have been the opposite night time.
“The Austria recreation sticks in my head and the way particular that night time was and listening to that roar. That makes me so hungry to return again and I used to be so desperate to be concerned on this camp.
“I’m accessible, I’m able to play, and I wish to contribute in no matter approach I can.”
Cuthbert is bound Scotland can enhance shortly following Friday’s setback.
“If we will get the group behind us early doorways and put them below a wee little bit of stress, we’ll see the place that takes us,” she mentioned.
“We’re below no illusions it is going to be a tough process, particularly given Friday, however we wish to see a response.
“We are going to put ourselves on the market, we’re Scottish, we’ll by no means draw back from a problem. Friday night time is gone now, it is within the bin, and all we will do is look ahead.”
Martinez Losa’s facet are backside of their group after two video games, nevertheless, simply three factors behind leaders Belgium who face England.
Scotland narrowly misplaced to England of their Nations League opener earlier than rescuing some extent at house to Belgium because of Sophie Howard’s header with the final contact of the sport.
Goalkeepers: Jenna Fife, Lee Gibson, Sandy MacIver
Defenders: Jenna Clark, Rachel Corsie, Nicola Docherty, Kathryn Hill, Sophie Howard, Rachel McLauchlan
Midfielders: Fiona Brown, Erin Cuthbert, Lisa Evans, Christy Grimshaw, Kirsty MacLean, Jamie-Lee Napier, Amy Rodgers, Jenny Smith
Strikers: Lauren Davidson, Claire Emslie, Amy Gallacher, Kirsty Hanson, Kirsty Howat, Martha Thomas