Scott McTominay scored 4 goals in 2 matches and led Scotland to a valuable 2-game winning streak.
Scotland won 2-0 against Spain in the second leg of Group A of the European Football Federation (UEFA) Euro 2024 qualifier held at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland at 3:45 am (Korean time) on the 29th. With this, Scotland won 2 matches in a row and Spain recorded 1 win and 1 loss.
Following the last match against Cyprus, the main character of this match was also McTominay. McTominay came out as a midfielder, but he was active both defensively and offensively. In the 7th minute of the first half, Andrew Robertson caught a mistake with Pedro captive and connected it to the center, and McTominay finished it, giving Scotland the victory. It was a goal that gave great strength to Scotland, who plays football with the center of gravity behind.
They gave up possession to Spain, but were not pushed back. McTominay, who pressed hard in midfield, stood out. McTominay scored an additional goal in the 6th minute of the second half when a cross came out of the Spanish defense. After McTominay’s goal, Spain hurriedly continued to put attack cards, but could not hit any significant shots. The match ended in a 2-0 victory for Scotland.
Football statistics media ‘WhoScored.com’ gave McTominay an rating of 8.5 and selected him as the best player in the game. It was a big contribution to linking both shots into goals. In his team, Manchester United, he could not play much due to injury and did not get a chance to play due to Casemiro and Fred.
McTominay, who has emerged as a Scottish hero, said: “We played really well today. We knew Spain was going to keep possession, so we defended more calmly. We hurt Spain a lot. I was an attacking midfielder when I was young, so I like to get inside the box. I know that if I continue like that, I can help the team and increase my attack points,” he said of his game impressions. 먹튀검증
“We kept getting involved and slowing down the game. You have to do that when you’re winning. The coach said today we’d like to make a game that will go down in Scottish history, and we did it. It’s a game that will be remembered for 20 to 30 years. Thank you for your support from our home fans. “he added.