ANI Photo | “Boys believe in themselves,” says Scotland’s manager Steve Clarke after 2-1 win over Norway

Scotland defeated Norway 2-1 on Sunday at the Hampden Park Stadium in the UEFA EURO Qualifiers. After the win, Scotland’s manager Steve Clarke said, the boys believe in themselves and kept going, as per Sky Sports.
Scotland made a late comeback to win the match against Norway and go to the top of Group A.
In Group A, Scotland is alongside Georgia, Spain, Norway and Cyprus.
After the match in a post-match interview, Scotland’s manager Steve Clarke said, “The lads have dug themselves out of a tight corner and we stay top of the group, which is nice,” as per the official website of Sky Sports.
He further said, “Sometimes, when it’s your moment you just have to ride the wave. The boys believe in themselves and kept going.”
According to Sky Sports, Steve Clarke said, “Obviously, we were disappointed to lose the goal, but the reaction to that was good. I was reasonably pleased with what they did before that.”
The first half of the match ended all square as neither team managed to find the back of the net.
In the second half, Norway was awarded a penalty. Star striker, Erling Haaland scored from the penalty spot in the 61st minute to give Norwar a 1-0 lead.
As the game approached its end, it looked like Norway would have their first victory in the group, but Scotland’s two late goals changed the scenario.
In the 87th minute, a defensive blunder by Norway helped Scotland’s Lyndon Dykes to roll the ball past Norway’s goalkeeper and level the score at 1-1.
Just after two minutes, Scotland scored their second goal. In the 89th minute of the match, Kenny McLean’s curler saw Scotland go 2-1 against Norway.
Norway took nine shots out of which three were on targets. They had 59 per cent of ball possession during the game. Norway completed a total of 543 passes with an accuracy of 86 per cent.
Scotland took five shots out of which three were on targets. Their possession on the ball during the match was 41 per cent. Scotland completed 378 passes with an accuracy of 83 per cent.

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