World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Scotland beats Malta 2-0

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

GLASGOW, Sep. 4, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : Scotland defeated Malta by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Monday night at Hampden Park in Glasgow.

Scotland dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by defender Christophe Berra in the 9th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Scots further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by Griffiths in the 49th minute.

The result put the Scot fourth in Group F with 14 points. Malta is bottom with no points. In their next game, Scotland will meet second-placed Slovakia at Hampden Park on October 5, while Malta will face Lithuania.

Fixtures and Results : Group F

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Overview

Scotland at the World Cup

  • 8 appearances (first in 1954)
  • 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)

Malta at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
2018 World Cup Poster
Scotland
2:0
Malta
2:0 (1:0)
  • 4 September 2017
  • 20:45
  • Glasgow

Group F

TeamPts
England20
Slovakia15
Slovenia14
Scotland14
Lithuania5
Malta0

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