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Scotland 2-2 Nigeria

Updated: Wednesday, 28 May 2014 22:07 | Comments

Charlie Mulgrew scored Scotland's first with a beautiful flick
Charlie Mulgrew scored Scotland's first with a beautiful flick

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Scotland suffered a last-gasp sucker-punch as substitute Uche Nwofor struck to save World Cup-bound Nigeria's blushes.

The Tartan Army, one of Ireland's Euro 2016 Group D opponents, will be jealous onlookers again this summer, having not been at a major finals since 1998, but their performance at Craven Cottage will lift spirits ahead of the European Championship qualifying campaign.

Talk of alleged match-fixing dominated the build-up but no-one would have been able to foresee many of the goals, with Charlie Mulgrew opening the scoring after 10 minutes with an intelligent, if fluky, flick before Michael Uchebo levelled with a strike that deflected home off Grant Hanley.

Azubuike Egwuekwe directed past his own goalkeeper to put Scotland back in the driving seat, only for substitute Nwofor to eke out a late leveller.

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