Kenny Miller doesn’t believe a win against Macedonia on Tuesday night is crucial to Scotland’s hopes of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
The Scots drew 0-0 with Serbia in their opening fixture, while Belgium and Croatia won their first games to go joint top in Group A.
Failure to beat Macedonia would leave Craig Levein’s side with serious work to do, with two away games at Wales and Belgium up next, but Miller has refused to concede anything but a win in their next match would end their qualification hopes.
"I wouldn't say that," said Miller. "If you get a point and win your next eight, you're top of the group. It's as simple as that.
"We will be going out to win the game, definitely. It's a home game and I think when you start with two home games, you would be very disappointed if you didn't at least win one of them.
"We drew on Saturday so that leaves Tuesday night and we will be going out to try to get the three points.
"If we can get the win on Tuesday night, I think four points from six against those two teams is not a bad start."
Despite his refusal to say their campaign would end with a draw or defeat, Miller outlined the objective was to try and take all three points.
The Vancouver Whitecaps striker added: "We need to win, we need to get a goal. Goals win games. We need to turn that blank into at least a one or a two to win the game.
"We played pretty well, we created half chances and a couple of good chances that, on another night, we would have taken.
"We are still positive with the point. After Tuesday night, if we have four points out of six if we can win, you could find us sitting in a decent position in the group."
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