It was almost one of the most remarkable of Scotland victories.
The beautiful game is about to do battle with the ugly side of football at the World Cup.
Scotland captain Andy Robertson has declared himself ready to face the next exciting challenge of his career.
Scotland central defender Charlie Mulgrew has modestly played down his role in shutting the defensive door.
Like every other Scotland fan I have been left extremely disappointed by the last two results.
James Morrison believes Scotland are in a “good place” for their date with destiny at Hampden.
Scotland boss Alex McLeish has warned Leigh Griffiths there are “no guarantees” he will play for his country again.
Some feared Scotland’s World Cup dream would melt on the plastic in Vilnius but instead it was recycled.
Liam Cooper has peered at pictures of Gordon Strachan dotted along the walls at Elland Road.
James Forrest is backing Callum McGregor to become the latest Celtic star to shine for Scotland.