Scotland beat Lithuania 3-0 at 2018 FIFA World Cup European qualifiers

Xinhua News Agency


VILNIUS, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- Visiting Scotland beat Lithuania 3-0 on Friday in the 2018 FIFA World Cup European qualifiers Group F.

At LFF Stadium in Vilnius, capital city of Lithuania, Scotland's Stuart Armstrong tapped in the opener in the 25th minute, and only in five minutes Andrew Robsertson consolidated the lead with their second goal. In the second half of the match, James Mcarthur secured the win of Scotland with the third goal in the 72nd minute.

Scotland currently rank third with Slovenia in Group F with 11 points, while Lithuania maintain the fifth with five points from the six teams.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification process decides 31 of the 32 teams to play in the quadrennial international football tournament scheduled from June 14 to July 15, 2018 while Russia qualify automatically as hosts. Enditem