Scotland 1-0 Georgia

Euro 2016 Qualifiers

Sat 11th October 2014
17:00

Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)
Att: 34,719

Group D
(11 Oct 2014)
 
P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
Poland
2
2
0
0
9
0
6
Rep. Ireland
2
2
0
0
9
1
6
Germany
2
1
0
1
2
3
3
SCOTLAND
2
1
0
1
2
2
3
Georgia
2
0
0
2
1
3
0
Gibraltar
2
0
0
2
0
14
0
11 October 2014
Republic of Ireland 7-0 Gibraltar
Scotland 1-0 Georgia
Poland 2-0 Germany
Scotland

Khubutia (og 28)


D Marshall
A Hutton
A Robertson
R Martin
G Hanley
S Maloney
J Morrison
S Brown(C)
S Fletcher (C Martin 89)
S Naismith (J McArthur 80)
I Anya

 

Manager:
Gordon Strachan

 

FIFA Ranking: 29

Georgia

G Loria
U Lobzhanidze
S Kverkvelia
G Grigalava
A Khubutia
J Kankava
M Daushvili
N Gelashvili
D Kvirkvelia (T Okriashvili 46)
G Papava (I Dzaria 70)
V Kazaishvili (G Chanturia 80)

 

FIFA Ranking: 110

 
Scotland
Georgia
Shots At Goal
14
6
Shots On Target
4
0
Possession
58%
42%
Fouls
16
13
Corners
9
3
Offsides
4
0
Yellow Cards
2
2
Red Cards
0
0
Source: UEFA
1 David Marshall (Cardiff City) (13 Caps) Age: 29
2 Alan Hutton (Aston Villa) (42 Caps) Age: 29
3 Andrew Robertson (Hull City) (3 Caps) Age: 20
4 Russell Martin (Norwich City) (13 Caps) Age: 28
5 Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers) (15 Caps) Age: 22
6 Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic) (34 Caps) Age: 31
7 James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion) (33 Caps) Age: 28
8 Scott Brown (Celtic) Captain (39 Caps) Age: 29
9 Steven Fletcher (Sunderland) (16 Caps) Age: 27
10 Steven Naismith (Everton) (31 Caps) Age: 28
11 Ikechi Anya (Watford) (8 Caps) Age: 26
 
13 Chris Martin (Derby County) (2 Caps) Age: 25
(Replaced Steven Fletcher 89 min)
22 James McArthur (Crystal Palace) (17 Caps) Age: 27
(Replaced Steven Naismith 80 min)
 Yellow Card   Red Card   Double Booking   Goals Scored
(4-2-3-1)
David Marshall
Alan Hutton
Russell Martin
Grant Hanley
Andrew Robertson
James Morrison
Scott Brown
Shaun Maloney
Steven Naismith
Ikechi Anya
Steven Fletcher

7 James Morrison

Scotland went into their second game at home to Georgia full of confidence after a good performance away to the World Champions. Scotland's first real chance came after 26 minutes when a passing move ended with Anya having his shot deflected wide.  A minute later Scotland took the lead.  Andrew Robertson played in inswining cross into the box, that the keeper palmed out.  The ball then dropped to Maloney, whose shot deflected off the keeper and the defender, before it rolled in.  It was awarded as an own goal.  Seven minutes before half time, Scotland almost doubled their lead when a Scott Brown shot was deflected just past the post.  Scotland continued to pile on the pressure in the second half, and just after the hour, Naismith had his shot saved after collecting a ball from Hutton.  15 minutes later, Naismith had another chance, but this time he hit a low shot past the post.  A minute later Georgia gave Scotland a fright, when they had a shot go wide, when they should have hit the target.  With seven minutes remaining, Morrison played a one-two with Steven Fletcher before his shot was saved by the keeper.  A 1-0 win was enough to give Scotland their first win in the group.