Scotland debutant Paul Dixon maintained it was important to avoid defeat, following the goalless draw against Serbia at Hampden.
Manager Craig Levein had hoped to kick off his side’s World Cup qualifying campaign with a win in front of the Tartan Army, but was forced to settle for a point, with both sides squandering good chances.
Speaking to Sky Sports after the match, the Huddersfield, and former Dundee United, left back said: “I enjoyed it a lot. It was a dream come true to pull on the Scotland shirt and fingers crossed it won’t be the last time.
“It’s a point and we’ve not lost, which is the main thing. We created chances and in another game we might have taken those chances”.
Dixon was late call-up to Levein’s squad earlier in the week after injuries to Danny Fox, Russell Martin and Charlie Mulgrew.
Manager Levein seemed pleased with his side’s performance, despite the result, and noted there was a noticeable improvement on previous displays.
He said: “We were hoping to win the match, but these things happen and overall we played very well. There’s been a definite progression.
“I thought we played really well, and the lads did everything I asked of them, but we can play better.”
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