Scotland have raised their hopes of reaching their first World Cup final since 1998 after a crucial 1-0 win over Austria in Vienna.
When VAR asked referee Georgi Kabakov to check the pitch monitor, Lyndon Dykes’ 30th-minute penalty became the deciding goal after Martin Hinterger decided to foul Che Adams.
Scotland produced a resolute defensive display to restrict Austria, but goalkeeper Craig Gordon was called late to block Christoph Baumgartner’s powerful header as the visitors held on for a famous victory.
Elsewhere in Group F, Denmark continued their lead in first place in the standings with a 5–0 win over Israel, but a Steve Clarke victory saw them improve their second-place chances behind the Danes and make it to the playoffs. Gave the permission to. The race to qualify for Qatar 2022 has intensified.
Scotland are now seven points behind group leaders Denmark, but one point ahead of Israel, which they face next month, and four points ahead of Austria with four matches to go.
Scotland back in World Cup qualifying next month when they host Israel on 9 October, live aerial game; start at 5 pm
He will also face a trip to the Faroe Islands on 12 October. aerial game; starting at 7.45 pm
Further to Austria, they will face visits to the Faroe Islands (9 October; starting at 7.45 pm) and Denmark (October 12; starting at 7.45 pm).
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