Scotland took their first penalty kick in their national team in their match against Israel.
Israel fell to a score of 1-0 at the end of a long and goalless turn.
Next up is Serbia in the qualifying final.
- It is one step towards hopefully making history for our country.
The qualifier is in our hands.
We know the difficult match ahead, but we look forward to it, said Scottish coach Steve Clarke, whose plans were to ruin a corona case that took three players off the field.
From the Nordic countries, Iceland's Gylfi Sigurdsson's goals led the team to a 2-1 victory over Romania.
Iceland will continue in the qualifiers to face Hungary, which took a 3-1 win over Bulgaria.
Norway suffered a 1-2 loss in a match to Serbia for a free kick.
The match between Slovakia and Ireland ended in a stinging 1-0 loss to the island nation, also in the ongoing battle for penalty kicks.
“It’s a tough loss to take, this is heartbreaking,” said Irish national team captain Shane Duffy.
Instead, neighboring Northern Ireland defeated Bosnia.
Playoffs for the European Championship qualifiers
Path D: Georgia – Belarus 1–0 (1–0), Northern Macedonia – Kosovo 2–1 (2–1).
Georgia and Northern Macedonia are advancing to the final stage of qualifiers.
Path A: Iceland – Romania 2–1 (2–0), Bulgaria – Hungary 1–3 (0–1)
Iceland and Hungary advance to the finals.
Path B: Bosnia and Herzegovina – Northern Ireland rp.
1-2 (1-2, 0-1, 0-0), Slovakia-Ireland rp.
1-0 (0-0, 0-0, 0-0).
Northern Ireland and Slovakia advance to the finals.
Path C: Scotland – Israel rp.
1-0 (0-0, 0-0, 0-0), Norway-Serbia and.
1-2 (0-0, 1-1).
Scotland and Serbia advance to the finals.
The winners of the matches will advance to the qualifying finals on November 12th.