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Controversy Unleashed: McTominay’s Goal for Scotland Questionably Denied in Spain Clash

Scotland’s Heartbreak: McTominay’s Goal Controversially Denied in Spain Clash

In a pivotal moment in Seville, Scott McTominay unleashed a breathtaking free-kick that seemed destined to give Scotland a remarkable lead against Spain. With pinpoint precision, the Manchester United midfielder’s strike curled just inside the far post, leaving the Estadio La Cartuja de Sevilla in awe and the Tartan Army in jubilation. It was a goal that promised a giant leap towards Euro 2024 qualification.

However, the joy was short-lived as VAR intervened, casting a shadow of controversy over the proceedings. Referee Serdar Gözübüyük, after a VAR check, headed to the pitchside monitor to reassess the situation. The ultimate decision was to disallow the goal due to a foul on Spanish goalkeeper Unai Simon.

The verdict left fans in disbelief, as the contact between Jack Hendry and the goalkeeper appeared minimal and went unnoticed by Simon himself. Interestingly, conflicting reports emerged regarding the decision, with suggestions of an offside ruling despite the initial notion of a foul.

This dramatic turn of events left Scotland heartbroken, and the debate over VAR’s impact on the beautiful game rages on.

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