Euro 2024 qualifying: Portugal and Scotland achieve 15 out of 15, Croatia crushes Latvia

2023-09-08 20:56:40

With a victory in Cyprus (0-3) Friday evening, during the fifth day of qualifying for Euro 2024, Scotland confirmed its current form. They have won their five qualifying matches and are 1st in Group A ahead of Spain. In Group J, Portugal also has 15 points following its victory in Slovakia (0-1).

Against Cyprus, 118th in the FIFA rankings and bottom of the group, Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay opened the scoring (6th). His teammates Ryan Porteous (16th) and John McGinn (30th) kept Scotland safe following half an hour of play. In the same group, Spain had easily won earlier in the evening. (1-7) in Georgia. Like Scotland, Portugal achieved 15 out of 15 in group J. The Seleçao took the three points in Slovakia thanks to a goal from Bruno Fernandes (43rd). Slovakia remains 2nd with 10 points.

Behind, Luxembourg continues to be the pleasant surprise of these qualifiers. The Grand Ducaux beat Iceland at home (3-1) and also have 10 points. In Group D, Croatia crushed Latvia in Rijeka (5-0) including a double from Bruno Petkovic (3rd, 44th). The finalists of the last Nations League are 2nd with 7 points but two matches less than Turkey, at 10 points. The latter was almost surprised by Armenia but finally equalized in the last moments of the match (88th) thanks to Bertug Yildirim (1-1).

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