The Scotland manager watched his side eventually ease past the Faroes after a tight first-half which saw the hosts lead thanks to the first of John McGinn’s two goals – both of which came from Kieran Tierney assists.
The Aston Villa midfielder struck again shortly after half-time before Che Adams – from another Tierney assist - and Ryan Fraser completed the scoring to take Scotland into second place in Group F. It was Fraser’s goal, scored with a header from skipper Andy Robertson’s cross, which gave Clarke most pleasure.
“There were good assists from Kieran, good assists from Andy,” said the manager. “I liked the one from Andy because it was one wing-back to another wing-back and it’s got to be a quality cross to pick out the smallest person on the pitch against a team that is all six-foot plus.
“There were good combinations on the left-hand side - Kieran, Andy, Callum (McGregor), they worked really well.”
Clarke praised McGregor and Kenny McLean for allowing McGinn to roam forward. “He has licence to arrive in the box with a bit more defensive duties tonight falling to Kenny McLean, who had a really good game tonight,” he said. “Callum gives us that comfort on the ball, he moves the ball well. I was pleased with all three of them.”