Every Scot should exult in beating Brazil. Thank God for our women | Kevin McKenna

There are those who carp that the historic victory was achieved by female footballers. More fool them

The result that Scottish football supporters have fantasised about for more than a century became reality last week: Scotland 1, Brazil 0. The match took place in Spain and although it was billed as a “friendly” encounter, that fine Scottish commentator Derek Rae observed afterwards that the Brazilians did not take kindly to the defeat. “Bit of needle in it & a few of the Brazilian players not too happy at the end,” he tweeted.

For Scotland, the game was ideal preparation before they travel to France in June to take a tilt at the World Cup. For the teams that await them in the group stages – England, Argentina and Japan – it was proof that Scotland will be worthy and tough opponents. Each will have noted that the discipline, organisation and work rate that have recently come to characterise Scotland’s emergence as a genuine football power were evident in this display against a team ranked 10th in the world.

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Source: Football News
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