Germany See Off Spirited Scotland in Euro 2016 Qualifiers

Thomas Mueller scored two goals to help Germany register a nervy 2-1 victory over Scotland.

updated: September 08, 2014 14:09 IST
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Germany's midfielder Thomas Mueller (C) is congratulated by his teammates Marco Reus (L) and forward Mario Goetze.


Dortmund: World champions Germany got their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign off to a shaky start with a nervy 2-1 win over Scotland in Dortmund on Sunday.

Germany lost 4-2 against Argentina in a friendly on Wednesday but a goal in each half from Bayern Munich attacker Thomas Mueller ensured they won their first competitive fixture since the World Cup.

Scotland delivered a spirited performance though and they were rewarded for a positive second-half approach when winger Ikechi Anya raced clear to equalise on 66 minutes.

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