Wijnaldum and Weghorst on target as Netherlands thrash wasteful Scotland

At the Johan Cruyff Arena Steve Clarke would not demand pretty ­football, only a Scotland victory after five games without enjoying one. Instead, the run is now six as the manager oversaw an embarrassing fourth loss of this run and must now target Tuesday’s visit of Northern Ireland to Hampden Park to stop the slump.

His side were profligate and Netherlands clinical, Georginio Wijnaldum’s 72nd-minute header joining Tijjani Reijnders’s first-half opener and emulated by finishes from Wout Weghorst and Donyell Malen, as Scotland’s European Championship preparations suffered a body blow.

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