FULL-TIME Scotland 1-1 Spain
Scotland draw with Spain and will be bitterly disappointed to have conceded such a careless goal.
Scotland have a free-kick 20 yards out, on the right-channel, but it comes to nothing.
90+3 mins – GOAL Scotland 1-1 SPAIN (Torreceillia)
Spain have a corner. Corredera’s delivery hits the post and Virginia Torreceillia is there to score.
90+2 mins – Scotland Sub
Chloe Arthur replaces Leanne Ross
Esther Gonzalez cuts off the left-wing, and shoots over. There will be THREE MINUTES of added time.
89 mins – Scotland Sub
Lana Clelland replaces Jane Ross
87 mins – Spain Sub
Esther Gonzalaz replaces Vicky Losada.
Lizzie Arnot plays Kim Little through, but she can’t get a shot off. She plays it back to Emma Mitchell who tries her luck again, but shoots wide.
84 mins – Scotland Sub
Lizzie Arnot replaces Jo Love.
Spain have the ball in the Scotland box but the Scottish defence just about clear. Out of frustration, Irene Paredes shoots from 30 yards, but never looks like troubling Fay
82 mins – CLOSE
What an early cross by Mitchell, picking out Jane Ross, six yards out, but her shot is brilliantly saved by Gallardo. What a save, but should be 2-0.
Spain have a corner, but Corredera’s delivery comes to nothing as the ref blows for a Spanish foul
78 mins – CLOSE
Corredera steals the ball off Mitchell, and then plays a delightful ball across the six-yard line to Sampedro, who under pressure shoots wide
Spain have a corner. Corredera’s delivery picks out Ruth Garcia on the edge of the box and her header goes harmlessly wide of the far post.
Spain have a free-kick 25 yards in a central position. Losada’s shot is parried by Fay, who reacts brilliant to slide and clear ahead of Putellas.
Kim Little drills the free-kick under the wall, but Gallardo holds onto it.
69 mins – SPAIN YELLOW
Irene Paredes is booked for fouling Jane Ross on the edge of the Spain box.
Leanne Ross’ cross is only just about parried by Gallardo, and then Mitchell’s ball back in nearly creeps in at the far post
67 mins – Spain Sub
Olga Garcia replaces Jennifer Hermosa.
Marta Torrejon whips in a dangerous cross, but Fay catches with ease. Up the other end, Kim Little is played to the byline, but her cross is blocked.
63 mins – CLOSE
Good passing by Spain, Hermaso plays in Torrecila into the box, but she shoots straight at Fay. Scotland need to be careful.
58 mins – CLOSE
Spain should score here. Sampedro breaks to the byline, and is allowed to pass to Hermaso who tees up Putellas, who somehow from 10 yards shoots over.
Jennifer Hermaso shoots from 20 yards but wide.
55 mins – GOAL SCOTLAND 1-0 Spain (Emma Mitchell)
Emma Mitchell delivers a delightful cross to Jane Ross whose shot is blocked bby Leila Ouahabi. The ball is worked back to Emma Mitchell whose cross to the near post should be dealt with but squirms through Gallardo’s hands and into the net. Assist rain? Or was Mitchell’s cross a stroke of genius?
Scotlan now have a free-kick on the left, near the corner flag. Little’s delivery is dangerous, but Ruth Garcia clears. Scotland nearly get the ball to Jane Ross in the box, but she is ruled offside.
Scotland have a free-kick on the right-wing. The ref has to talk to players about pushing in the box first. Leanne Ross’s delivery is good, but the Spanish keeper catches.
Scotland gets the second half underway. It’s now raining. Wil that play a factor?
Half-Time at Falkirk Stadium, and it is still goalless. Neither keeper has been unduly tested, but both teams have shown good attacking play. The only worry for Scotland is a carelessness in their final third.
Leanne Ross gives away possession in a dangerous area and Jennifer Hermosa pounces, but luckily her shot fails to find the target.
Leanne Ross’ cross takes a large deflection, but Lola Gallardo adjusts to catch on the line.
Spain have a free-kick on the right wing. Corredera plays to Losada who is unmarked on the edge of the box, but she mistimes her shot, and Scotland clear
37 mins – CLOSE
Putellas breaks to the byline, her cross picks out Ruth Garcia who heads towards the far post, and Fay just about scrambles to parry away,
36 mins – CLOSE!
Emma Mitchell plays a delightful through-ball to Jane Ross, who sets herself up on the edge of the box and tries to pick out the top corner, but her shot is saved
Kim Little runs at goal, but instead of shooting she passes to Caroline Weir who is tackled by Marta Torrejon. In the Scotland box, Joelle Murray is nearly caught in possession just about deals with it.
28 mins – CLOSE
A defensive mix-up nearly costs Scotland. Joelle Murray thinks Fay is coming to claim the ball, she doesn’t and Putellas pounces and fires the ball into the side-netting.
26 mins – CLOSE
Marta Torrejon’s early cross picks out Amanda Sampedro completely unmarked in the Scotland box, and her flicked header only just goes over.
Putellas breaks down the left, and beats Kirsty Smith to the byline. Her cross is cleared by Rachel Corsie to the left-back Leila Ouahabi whose delivery is just about cleared by Caroline Weir ahead of Marta Torrejan.
20 minutes into the game, neither side yet to have a clear opening. Scotland can be very happy about how they’ve started.
Spain corner. Alexis Putellas’ delivery causes Fay lots of problems, but Scotland clear and launch a counter. Leanne Ross’ cross nearly picks out Kim Little, but Spain’s keeper Lola Gallardo claims.
Ten minutes in, and Scotland starting to build an attacking threat and Little thinks she’s won a corner – but the officials disagree. The Scots are pressing and working hard in Spain’s defensive third.
Scotland have a free-kick from 40 yards. Kim Little’s delivery is cleared, and Scotland can’t quite thread together a second wave.
As you would expect, Spain are dominating the possession. Marta Corderra’s cross is cleared to the edge of the box towards Marta Torrejon whose shot is more of a pass back to Scotland’s keeper Gemma Fay
Emma Mitchell gives the ball straight to Marta Corredera, but Scotland recover first through Leanne Crichton’s block and then Gemma Fay.
Scotland get the game underway
Five minutes away from kick-off. Who is going to win?
18:40 – Scotland Team
Fay, Smith, Joelle Murray, Corsie, Mitchell, Love, Chricton, Leanne Ross, Little, Weir, Jane Ross. Subs: Lynn (GK), Cunningham (GK), Arthur, Docherty, Hunter, Lauder, Graham, Arnot, Clelland, Ness.
18:40 – Spain Team
Lola Gallardo, Marta Torrejon, Irene Parades, Ruth Garcia, Leiaouhabi, V.Torrecilla, Vicky Losada, Amanda Sampedro, Marta Corredera, Alexia Putellas, Jennifer Hermoso.
Welcome to Tartan Kicks’ Live-Text coverage of Scotland vs Spain at Falkirk Stadium. The tie is a fascinating insight into where the national team stands ahead of some crucial qualifiers.