Sport

Published in The Herald: 20 Nov 2014

Poland 0 Scotland 1 Friendly, Mar 5 Scotland continued their progress under Gordon Strachan by beating Poland in Warsaw and stretching their unbeaten run to five games. Scott Brown scored in in the 78th minute. …………………….. Rating 8/10

Scotland 2 Nigeria 2 Friendly, May 28 Nwofor’s late strike denied Scotland victory at Craven Cottage after a strike from Mulgrew and an own goal ………………….. 6/10

Germany 2, Scotland 1 Euro 2016 qualifying, Group D, Sep 7 Anya’s 66th-minute equaliser was not enough as a Muller double in Dortmund marked the team’s first defeat in a year ……………… 7/10

Scotland 1 Georgia 0 Euro 2016 qualifying, Group D, Oct 11 An own goal secured a first win in Group D. Numerous chances were wasted to finish the game, which meant a tense second half at Ibrox …………………………………… 6/10

Poland 2, Scotland 2 Euro 2016 qualifying, Group D, Oct 14 Scotland returned to Warsaw and drew as Maloney and Steven Naismith goals were matched by strikes from Kryzsztof Macyzynski and Arkadisusz Milik ………… 7/10

Scotland 1 Republic of Ireland 0 Euro 2016 qualifying, Group D, 14 Nov Strachan’s most significant result of the year lifted Scotland to third position. Maloney’s curled shot was a gem………..8/10

8 Scotland 1 England 3 Friendly, Nov 18 Scotland were well-beaten by Roy Hodgson’s team, with Andrew Robertson scoring a late consolation goal……………. 4/10