Scott McTominay pushes Scotland towards Euro 2024 knockout stages

Scotland must beat Hungary to book a place in the European Championship knockout rounds.

Steve Clarke needed a reaction from his players after losing 5-1 to Germany in the tournament’s opening match.

A goal from Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay gave Scotland a dream start, but the Tartan Army couldn’t hold onto their lead.

McTominay’s shot in the 13th minute deflected in by Swiss defender Fabian Schar.

Anthony Ralston played a stray back-pass to former Liverpool and Stoke City forward Xherdan Shaqiri, who made no mistake finding the back of the net. It was a magical finish from the 32-year-old.

Scotland battled on to secure a point as the game finished 1-1. They must beat Hungary in their next game to secure a place in the next round.

McTominay keeps Scotland’s Euro 2024 dream alive

The United star performed well on the night, after a non-existent display against the hosts. He made two important defensive headers early on and gave Scotland the lead they craved.

McTominay was Scotland’s biggest threat.

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