Scotland sank the ‘Invincible Armada’ Spain with McTominay’s multi-goal.
Scotland won 2-0 against Spain in the second leg of Group A of the UEFA European Football Championship (Euro) 2024 held at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland at 3:45 am (Korean time) on the 29th. . Scotland rose to first place in the group with 6 points (2 wins, +5), while Spain fell to 2nd place with 3 points (1 win, 1 loss, +1).
The home team, Scotland, played in a 3-4-3 formation. Christie, Dykes, McGinn, Robertson, McGregor, McTominay, Hickey, Tierney, Henry and Porteus started and Gunn wore the goalkeeper’s glove.
The away team, Spain, faced off with a 4-3-3 formation. Oyarzabal, Joselu, Pino, Ceballos, Rodri, Merino, Gaya, Martinez, Garcia and Poro started and Kepa kept the goal.
Scotland scored the opening goal with good organization from the beginning. In the 7th minute of the first half, Robertson took the ball and sent a cutback without missing the gap, and McTominay immediately shot it and shook the opponent’s net.
Scotland looking for an extra goal. In the 15th minute of the first half, McGinn created a counterattack opportunity with an exquisite pass, and Christie tried to finish after dribbling but missed the goal.
Spain struck back. In the 20th minute of the first half, Gaya attempted an elaborate cross into the penalty box, but Joselu headed it, but it was in front of the goalkeeper. In the 23rd minute of the first half, Joselu’s header, which he tried again, bounced off the crossbar. In the 29th minute of the first half, Poro’s mid-range shot was cleared by the goalkeeper.
Scotland missed an extra goal opportunity. In the counterattack situation in the first half extra time, Dykes had a one-on-one chance with a long ball kicked out of the defense, but the shot went a little high and went back to nothing.
Spain made a change at the start of the second half. I took out Poro and Oyarsabal and put in Darvajal and Williams.
But even in the second half, Scotland laughed. The main character was also McTominay. In the 7th minute of the second half, Tierney completely removed Carvajal with a reckless dribble and sent a cross. It bounced off the defense, and McTominay split the net with an impactful shot on the second ball.
Scotland continued to attack. In the 12th minute of the second half, McGinn attempted a direct free kick from the right flank and it bounced off the crossbar. Spain made changes by substituting Aspas for Merino in the 12th minute of the second half and Iglesias for Joselu in the 22nd minute of the second half, but still failed to attack Scotland’s goal.
Scotland went into hardening. In the 30th minute of the second half, McLean and Cooper replaced Christie and Tierney, and in the 38th minute of the second half, Patterson and Ferguson replaced Hickey and McGinn, giving injured players and key players a break. 스포츠토토
Both teams made the final substitution. Spain called in Ceballos and put in Gabi in the 34th minute of the second half, and Scotland took out Dyke and put in Shankland in the 44th minute of the second half.
In the end, Spain was unable to score an additional goal. The match ended in a 2-0 Scottish victory.