The midfielder was a late addition to the squad, having strangely been overlooked when it was first named, but started the match in Veenendaal.
The teenager almost marked his debut with a goal, seeing a shot blocked before the young Scots lost 2-1.
Despite the defeat it will still have been a good experience for John and hopefully the first of many Scotland caps for him at a variety of age groups.
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