Kieran Tierney played the full 120 minutes of action for Scotland on Thursday night, as they edged past Serbia to qualify for Euro 2020.
Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney travelled with Scotland to face Serbia in Belgrade on Thursday night, with a place at Euro 2020 (to be held in 2021) up for grabs. It was a one-off clash, with the winner taking that spot at the tournament.
Tierney put in one of his usual committed performances, and Scotland had seemingly earned the qualification with a few minutes to go, 1-0 up. But a late andn potentially heart-breaking equaliser forced them into extra time.
This was a particular problem as Scotland already taken off three of their forwards at that point, trying to see out the win.
They had to play extra time with the substitutes, and they ended up on the back foot with Serbia suddenly dominating the play.
Fortunately, they managed to grind out the draw for penalties, with Tierney and the rest of the back-line holding firm. They won 5-4 in the shootout to book their spot alongside England in Group D next summer.