Scotland 1-0 Czech Republic: Ryan Fraser strike keeps Scotland in control

Match report and free highlights as Ryan Fraser nets winner to keep Scotland in control of Nations League group; Scots unbeaten in eight and set sights on November’s Euro 2020 play-off with Serbia

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Wednesday 14 October 2020 21:52, UK

Scotland tightened their grip of top spot in Nations League Group B2 with a resilient 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic at Hampden Park.

Ryan Fraser gave Scotland a sixth-minute lead before a dogged defensive display in the face of sustained Czech Republic pressure secured a third clean sheet on the spin as Steve Clarke’s side opened up a four-point lead at the top of the table.

It is now eight games since Scotland last tasted defeat – their longest unbeaten run since 1988 – and sees them complete preparations for November’s crunch Euro 2020 play-off against Serbia with another encouraging victory that will only fuel hope of reaching their first major tournament in 22 years.

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Scotland travel to Serbia for their Euro 2020 play-off final on November 12 at 7.45pm – live on Sky Sports Main Event – before resuming their UEFA Nations League campaign away in Slovakia on November 15 at 2pm.

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