Substitute McTominay leads Scotland to bring down Cyprus

Goals: Scotland – Cyprus- Played on 03/25/2023

Summary of the Scotland-Cyprus game:

Scotland’s national soccer team defeated Cyprus with ease in a Hampden Park Stadium European Championship qualification game. Despite a sluggish start to the game, Scotland was able to win easily, 1-0 at halftime and 3-0 in the remaining time. The 15th minute of the game saw the first noteworthy development when Scotsman S. Armstrong received a yellow card. However, when J. McGinn scored in the 21st minute to set the tone for the remainder of the game, the scenario swiftly changed in Scotland’s favor. G. Kastanos’ foul in the 32nd-minute cost Cyprus a point since they were unable to gain momentum. During the beginning of the second half, the Cypriot

In the 67th minute, Scotland substituted S. McTominay, R. Christie, and R. Jack. In the 68th minute, Cyprus made the decision to make two replacements, releasing I. Pittas and K. Kiryaka with the score remaining in favor of Scotland. A few minutes later, Scotland received a yellow card for a foul by R. Portos. Cyprus made two additional replacements before the end of the game, but Scotland took the final hits. S. McTominay added a second goal in the 87th minute to increase their advantage. At last, in the 90th minute

S. McTominay scored his third goal, extending Scotland’s lead even further, while Cypriot Ioannou was dismissed from the game after earning a red card. It was a thrilling game overall, as Scotland added another win to their Euro Cup qualification record. The score demonstrated that Scotland had complete control of the game and handled Cyprus with little difficulty, despite the fact that the contest wasn’t as intense as some had hoped.

Match statistics of the match Scotland – Cyprus:

Team Scotland. Cyprus national team
5 Goals on goal 2
10 Kicks 6
3 Blocked kicks 1
9 Kicks from the penalty area 0
1 Kicks from behind the penalty box 6
18 Violations 12
8 Corner 0
2 Offsides 2
61% Ball possession 39%
2 Yellow cards 2
0 Red cards 0
2 Saves by goalkeeper 3
583 Total assists 384
488 Accurate passes 299
84% Accuracy of transmissions 78%

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