Scott McTominay scored the injured winner as Scotland defeated Israel 3-2 in Saturday’s World Cup qualifying, England defeating Andra 5-0 next year worldwide Got on track to reach the showpiece.
This victory put Scotland in second place in Group F, four points below Israel and three games remaining, qualifying for the World Cup for the first time since 1998.
Scotland caught up with PSV Eindhoven’s forward Eran Zahavi and Moanes Dabourg twice in the first half at Hampden Park.
He made a correction before the time mark with the equalizer awarded after the VAR review after the referee first did not allow it for high boots.
The Scottish are still unlikely to outperform the group, seven points below Denmark, which passed Moldova 4-0 in Chişinău.
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Ben Chilwell started scoring in the 17th minute and VAR scored after being first denied offside with Jadon Sancho.
Jack Grealish got out of the bench and returned the rebound after winning the penalty saved by James Ward-Prows.
“It’s been a while since everyone was telling me, so it’s time for me to score,” Grealish told the BBC.
It was a busy night with five yellow cards and a penalty ward for Caterina Monzul, the first female officer to judge the match in England.
Poland defeated San Marino 5-0 on Tuesday, then retreated to third place after playing against Albania in Tirana.
Sweden has moved within the points of Spain, the leader of Group B, thanks to their 3-0 defeat against Kosovo in Solna.
Sweden also has a match against Spain, which they will visit in the final qualifying next month.
The Greeks remain undefeated, three points behind Sweden and playing in Spain.
Switzerland is 3 points behind Italy in Group C, leading 3rd place Northern Ireland by 6 points in the game.
Ukraine won a 2-1 victory in Finland, finishing five consecutive draws and strengthening their grip in Group D second place.
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