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MDA 0-2 SCO: Scotland's GK Made A Good Penalty Save, But Tierney's Tackle Was Brilliant

Scotland secured a place in the 2022 World Cup Qualifier Draw. The 2-0 victory against Moldova means Scotland now has a chance to qualifier for the upcoming qualifier through second place draws.

Photo: Group B current group standings || Flashscore

Players like McGinn, Patterson, Gilmor, Craig Gordon, and Cooper were excellent for Scotland, but Kieran Tierney showed he has a lot to offer. In the 81st minute, the 24-year-old defender made a crucial saving tackle after Rata's penalty was saved by Gordon.

Photo: Moldova VS Scotland || Twitter

There's no question that Scotland's goalkeeper, Craig Gordon, made a very strong save, but Kieran Tierney's timely interception is praiseworthy. After Gordon punched Rata's penalty, Gilmour reacted fast, and surprisingly he was able to beat every Moldova player. The impressive part of the challenge is that the Arsenal defender took the risk of hitting his body on the goal post.

Photo: Images from the penalty Scene || Video Screenshots

On the other hand, note that if Tierney didn't make the crucial tackle, there is no guarantee that Moldova won't find its way back into the game. Therefore, Tierney Tierney's tackle was impressive.

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