LiveScotland 4-0 Faroe Islands RECAP: Scotland second after McGinn double, Adams stunner and Fraser header

Scotland are in World Cup qualifying action again for the final time ahead of their return to the top table at this summer’s European Championships.

John McGinn was Scotland hero last time at the National Stadium, scoring an overhead kick against Austria. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Faroe Islands are the opponents for Steve Clarke’s side in the third Group F match of the spring schedule which will go some way to deciding who plays in next year’s tournament being held in Qatar.

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After the trip to Israel it’s back to Hampden for the national side, still looking for their first win of the campaign.

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Scotland 4-0 Faroe Islands: FULL TIME

Last updated: Wednesday, 31 March, 2021, 20:27

  • McGinn 6, 52; Adams 59; Fraser 70
  • SCOTLAND: Gordon, Tierney (McKenna 79), Robertson, McTominay, Hanley, Fraser (Palmer 79), McLean, McGregor (Fleck 73), McGinn, Adams (McBurnie 73), Dykes (Nisbet 69)
  • Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Kick off 7.45pm.
  • FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 - qualifier at Hampden Park, Glasgow

Bit of a spill from Craig Gordon there after he calls for the cross ball and Grant Hanley leaves him to it.

Faroe Islands don’t capitalise, but the chance was there.

We’re back underway at Hampden

Just keep doing what we have been, but be wary of the counter attack

James McFadden

Deep corner from Andy Robertson comes to nothing and just before the Faroes’ defence can clear, it’s drawn to a close.

Scotland 1 Faroe Islands 0

McGinn 6

Bit cute from Che Adams there. Only has eyes for the ball but draws the contact and goes down under the attentions of Nattestad leaping for the looped ball forward but the Maltese referee isn’t interested.

He’s taken a sore one too in the process, the Southampton striker.

Seen them given, as they say...

He’s laid plenty on so far this evening, but a great touch from Kieran Tierney sees him jink into the box and fizz a low drive at goal himself.

Forces a good low gather from Gunnar Nielsen too.

Bit wayward from Calum McGregor there. Advanced forward with purpose but well off balance s he sliced into the east end of Hampden.

For all Scotland’s dominance that they’re only one goal ahead is probably a disappointment to the team and management.

Five minutes to go until half-time. They’ve worked hard and more than merit their lead, and should probably have one more goal at least.

A delicious hanging cross there from Ryan Fraser and Scott McTominay is up to meet it, but he sends the header wide.

The Manchester United midfielder frequently connects with high balls into the box - but seldom puts them on target.

Quiet night for Ryan Fraser so far - Sunday night’s goal hero.

All the threat is coming down the Scotland left - Tierney charging forward at will.

Here’s just a few of the responses to the opener

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