Scotland vs Denmark LIVE: World Cup qualifier result, final score and reaction tonight

Follow all the fallout live from Hampden Park

Dylan Terry
Monday 15 November 2021 22:14
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Scotland boosted their hopes of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with a memorable 2-0 win over group-winners Denmark on Monday evening.

The Danes had won all nine of their qualifiers and already booked their place in Qatar ahead of the clash at Hampden Park, but it was Steve Clarke’s side who were on the front foot from the outset. The Scots were seeking a sixth successive victory and deservedly found the breakthrough 10 minutes before half-time when a well-worked corner saw Liam Cooper nod the ball back for John Souttar to head home from close range. Denmark struggled to conjure up any clear-cut openings, with Andreas Cornelius coming closest from a header smartly saved by Craig Gordon – although the flag later went up for an earlier offside.

The visitors pressed for an equaliser in the second half but could not find a way through a resilient Scotland defence. Andreas Skov Olsen tested Gordon in the 83rd minute as his low shot was parried away, then substitute Mikael Uhre failed to make proper contact with the ball when it bounced down in front of him inside the Scotland box, his effort gathered by Scotland’s No1.

Scotland’s three points were sealed moments later when Che Adams was played through by Southampton teammate Stuart Armstrong and the Saints striker swept home beyond the despairing dive of Kasper Schmeichel. The victory means Scotland will now be seeded for the World Cup play-offs next March, and they will host their semi-final fixture.

Follow all the post-match reaction from Scotland vs Denmark below.


Full-time: Scotland 2-0 Denmark

What a result.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:51

Full-time: Scotland 2-0 Denmark

A reminder that this result means Scotland are now qualified for the play-off semi-finals in March.

It gives them a better chance of qualifying for the final, so it could end up being a crucial result for Steve Clarke’s side as they eye a place in Qatar next year.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:47

Full-time: Scotland 2-0 Denmark

Here was the goal which put the game to bed.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:43

Full-time: Scotland 2-0 Denmark

The final whistle blows! Scotland have ended Denmark’s hopes of 10 wins out of 10 in their World Cup qualification campaign as Scotland earn a thoroughly deserved victory at Hampden Park!

A first half header from John Souttar was added to late on by Che Adams on the counter-attack. Denmark offered very little in the way of chances. Scotland were superb.

A night to remember for all those inside Hampden.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:37

Scotland 2-0 Denmark

90+4 mins: GORDON CLAIMS! This one is all over. It’s going to be a memorable win for Steve Clarke’s side.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:36

Scotland 2-0 Denmark

90+3 mins: Corner for Denmark. Less than 60 seconds remain.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:35

Scotland 2-0 Denmark

90+2 mins: The Scotland fans are as loud as ever, singing at the top of their lungs as their players chase the ball like dogs.

We are into the final two minutes. Four were added on.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:34

Scotland 2-0 Denmark

90 mins: Cooper dives across inside his own six yard box to stick a dangerous low cross out for a corner. The hosts defending valiantly. They don’t just want the win, they also want a clean sheet here.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:32

Scotland 2-0 Denmark


McGinn whips a delicious cross to Adams at the back post. He nods it back across goal for Armstrong but, with the goal gaping, his side-footed effort is blocked by Kjaer!

Denmark all at sea now.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:31

Scotland 2-0 Denmark

88 mins: Just moments after Uhre had a huge chance to equalise for Denmark and suddenly it’s 2-0 to the Scots.

Dylan Terry15 November 2021 21:30

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