Newcastle United winger Ryan Fraser was on target for the Scotland national team yesterday in a 1-1 draw with Israel.

The 27-year-old scored an equaliser for Steve Clarke’s side in their second World Cup qualifying match, following the 2-2 draw with Austria.

Israel went ahead just before half-time courtesy of a stunning goal from distance from Dor Peretz.

Israel v Scotland - FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar Qualifier
Ryan Fraser (Photo by Ahmad Mora/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)

But Fraser was the man to step up in the second-half for Scotland, converting from the edge of the penalty area after good work from Southampton striker Che Adams.

It was a lovely finish from Fraser, who found the bottom corner with impressive precision.

It was a decent overall showing from the Magpies player, with Sofascore rating him the game’s best player (7.6).

He completed 30/39 passes, won four out of seven duels, put in six crosses and also made a couple of key passes.

Ryan Fraser (Photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

It was an encouraging performance, and there will be many a Newcastle fan now hoping to see him replicate that kind of showing in black and white.

As a senior player, Fraser has been targeted in recent weeks for not assuming responsibility with the likes of Callum Wilson, Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin all out injured.

Here’s what some fans have said about Fraser following his performance:


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