During Tuesday’s chaotic night at Hampden Field, Scotland defeated Spain 2-0, scoring twice through Scott McTominay of Manchester United.

Scotland maintains its fresh start to Euro 2024 qualification with the victory, which would likely be spoken about for years.

The squad tops Group A with two wins out of two, maintaining its spotless record.

After Spain twice failed to follow the midfielder’s late surges into the penalty area, McTominay scored five minutes into either half.

His second goal, which deflected off Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga as he shot it on the volley, was an awe-inspiring finish.

Spain suffered its first defeat in Euro qualification since 2014, and after the game, a furious Rodri criticized Scotland for what the Spaniards felt was their intentional diving and time-wasting.

We did many nice things to win, the Manchester City midfielder told Viaplay, but always when you lose, you are unhappy. We gave up a few simple aims.

Because it’s football, you are punished at the end if you give up. You have to appreciate how they play, but it is a waste of time because they constantly provoke and make you fall. 

To me, this isn’t football. It would be best if you continued in the spirit of the sport, but the referee must take control of this. We want to win, so it’s annoying and challenging because you waste time.

The Spanish squad has, throughout the years, developed a reputation among confident supporters for breaking the rules as much as possible to get an edge, and many on social media have called out Rodri for what they see as hypocrisy.

According to Opta, the victory marked Scotland’s first over Spain since 1984 and only its third competitive victory over Spain overall.

Newspapers at home had already begun composing their stinging headlines as Spanish player David Garcia attributed the setback to the length of the grass. 

Although Marca asked, “What is the plan?” in large type, Diario AS chose “Shipwreck in Glasgow.”

With just two games in charge, manager Luis de la Fuente will undoubtedly feel the heat after making eight changes to the team that defeated Norway 3-0.

There are a lot of tweets on the shocking defeat of Spain by Scotland. Some of them are shared with you here as follow.

The match was incredibly beautiful and smartly played by both teams.

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