Scotland impressively revived their World Cup 2022 qualification hopes by climbing into a play-off place after a momentous victory in Austria.
Lyndon Dykes’ penalty, awarded after a VAR check, gave Steve Clarke’s men a lead they clung on to in Vienna.
Stephen O’Donnell – having survived an Austria penalty appeal – and Che Adams had chances to ease the Scots’ nerves.
But the visitors stood firm amid intense second-half pressure to collect a priceless and deserved away win.
Coupled with runaway leaders Denmark’s 5-0 defeat of Israel, it moves Scotland up two places to second. Clarke’s side are a point clear of the Israelis, who visit Hampden next, and four above Austria with four games remaining.
With the three-way fight for the runners-up berth gathering pace, Scotland needed a big performance and to a man they delivered.
Two VAR calls ultimately made the difference in a frantic encounter as Scotland ended the first half having…