McTominay’s 2nd multi-goal… Scotland beat Spain after 39 years

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 Scotland, ranked 42nd in the FIFA rankings, defeated Spain (ranked 10th), the ‘Invincible Armada’, for the first time in 39 years with Scott McTominay (Manchester United)’s multiple goals. .

Scotland won 2-0 in the second leg of Group A of the 2024 European Football Championship (Euro 2024) held at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland on the 29th (Korean time).

Scotland, who won 3-0 in the first match against Cyprus on the 25th, climbed to first place in the group with two consecutive wins. 메이저사이트

Spain, who won 3-0 in the first leg against Norway without ‘monster striker’ Erling Haalan (Manchester City), were caught by Scotland and placed second in the group with 1 win and 1 loss.

According to Opta, a football media outlet, Scotland won its first victory over Spain in about 39 years since the European qualifying match for the World Cup in November 1984 (3-1 win).

This is the third time Scotland has beaten Spain, following in 1957 and 1984.

The player who took the lead in the historic victory was McTominay.

McTominay, who scored two goals alone in the first match against Cyprus, scored multiple goals in two consecutive matches by shaking the net in the 7th minute of the first half and the 6th minute of the second half of the match.

Seven minutes into the game, Spain’s fullback Pedro Poro (Tottenham) slipped near the left corner of the penalty box and missed the ball, and Andrew Robertson (Liverpool) caught it and gave it to the center.

McTominay, who was rushing in, scored the opening goal with a calm finish.

McTominay created a similar scene in the 6th minute of the second half.

Kieran Tierney (Arsenal) ran down the left flank, advanced to the penalty box, and raised a cross with his left foot.

On this day, Scotland fell far behind Spain in possession by 25%-75%, but gave victory to home fans by playing ‘realistic football’ ahead in shooting (9-8).

Germany made up for one goal in the 44th minute of the first half with a penalty kick by Niklas Fülkruck (Werder Bremen), but in the 33rd minute of the second half, in a counterattack situation, Germany conceded to De Bruyne, making it difficult to turn over.

In the 42nd minute of the second half, Serge Gnabry (Bayern Munich) kicked a cross from the left flank to create a one-goal difference, but there was not enough time left to turn the game around.

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