Scots style surprises Strachan

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan admitted his team had surprised even him with their performance in a dramatic 2-1 victory over Macedonia on a poor pitch in Skopje.

You look at the surface and think a win would be great.

How do you win? You think a couple of breakaways, you try your best.

But to play like that and get a win, because that's a win and a performance, was terrific - against a side who beat Wales.

The first half we were exceptional and the second half we were good. You expect Macedonia to come back. You expect their manager say things at half-time and they did that, they made it very difficult.

But we still tried to play at all times.


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