Late Lawrence Shankland goal keeps Scotland’s table-topping hopes alive | Euro 2024 qualifying

On an ill-tempered occasion when Khvicha Kvaratskhelia reminded onlookers what a pity it would be if he does not feature in Euro 2024, Lawrence Shankland issued his own “don’t you forget about me” message.

Shankland was not named in Steve Clarke’s original squad for the fixtures with Georgia and Norway. An injury to Ché Adams meant the Hearts striker, fresh from two goals at Motherwell on Saturday, received a belated call. With Scotland trailing 2-1 in the dying stages in Tbilisi, Clarke turned towards Shankland.

A 92nd-minute header from the substitute snatched a point and ensured…


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