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Forrest is buzzing after hat-trick heroics

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James Forrest is still buzzing following his hat-trick as Scotland secured Nations League promotion and a Euro 2020 play-off spot.

The winger took his Scotland tally to five goals in four days to fire Alex McLeish’s side to a 3-2 triumph over Israel to claim the top spot in Nations League Group C1.

The Celtic player who missed out in the away tie in Israel was recalled to the starting XI and he rewarded the manager’s faith with a treble to make it 12 goals in his last 11 matches after following up his double in Albania on Saturday.

“It’s unbelievable. Getting two wins and topping the group, everyone is buzzing and we can look forward now,” he said.

“I like playing in big games for club and country. I just want to keep going.

“It helps both club and country with the players I am playing with creating chances. The last couple of games we have created a lot of chances and scoring the goals has been really good.”