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Scotland not planning to man-mark Bale

March 19, 2013
By ESPN staff
Scotland have a plan to contain Wales' Gareth Bale but they will not resort to man-marking him during Friday's World Cup qualifier, according to assistant coach Mark McGhee.

Bale, 23, has been in electric form for Tottenham this season, while he also hit two goals when Wales defeated Scotland last October.

However, despite the obvious threat he poses, McGhee says his side will not spend all their time focusing on the opposition.

"We will have a plan to deal with him ...

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