The finest performance– by a country mile – of this campaign came in Lithuania when a slick and quick Scotland side secured a thrilling 3-0 win.
To Russia with love could be Scotland’s motto after it was revealed two players had a wee cuddle to celebrate the winning goal against Slovakia.
It was almost one of the most remarkable of Scotland victories.
Scotland central defender Charlie Mulgrew has modestly played down his role in shutting the defensive door.
James Morrison believes Scotland are in a “good place” for their date with destiny at Hampden.
Some feared Scotland’s World Cup dream would melt on the plastic in Vilnius but instead it was recycled.
James Forrest is backing Callum McGregor to become the latest Celtic star to shine for Scotland.
Liam Cooper has peered at pictures of Gordon Strachan dotted along the walls at Elland Road.
Life after Gordon Strachan started with a defeat at the place the now former national coach graced so often as a player.
The World Cup needs the Tartan Army and the Tartan Army needs a World Cup.