The goalkeeper wrote himself in Scottish football folklore as his penalty ban ended the 23-year wait to score a Grand Finals
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Scottish champion David Marshall insists that Captain Andy Robertson leads by example to help his team direct penalties to Serbia and achieve a historic result for the national team
Scotland led the play-off match in Belgrade through Ryan Christie but was punched by Luka Joviش in the 90th minute
But Marshall and the rest of the champions, Steve Clark, withstood Serbia’s pressure for another 30 minutes before leading the hosts to the distance of 12 yards.
After Iran stopped Zahavi against Israel in a penalty shootout in the semi-finals, the Derby County man climbed again as Alexander Mitrovic was banned from the last kick in the match.
The Super Ranger was happy – but didn’t want to hang around with the wild celebrations spinning behind him
Marshall told Sky Sports: “It won’t be easy at all. Obviously we had to spend two or three minutes at the end
“To go back the way we did, we were completely in control in the first hour of the match and the second goal wasn’t coming
“I’ve lost words now well, the players diverted that pressure when they got a draw
“It’s only the manager and the players talking Robo. He changes him completely. Obviously, in the last three or four games, we had this belief in winning matches and keeping the net clean
Then the chorus of “No Scotland, No to the Party” began to emerge from the cheering band behind Marshall, at which point he decided to abruptly withdraw from the interview
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