Scotland beat Macedonia to cling on to qualification hope



Scotland beat Macedonia to cling on to qualification hopeGlasgow: Scotland kept their slim World Cup qualification hopes alive with a 2-0 home win over Macedonia on Saturday that strengthened their grip on second place in Group Nine.In an entertaining game the Scots went ahead with a glancing header by Scott Brown after 56 minutes and secured the victory with a solo effort by James McFadden 10 minutes from time.qualified Netherlands, who the Scots host on Wednesday.



The eight best of the nine group runners-up in Europe go into two-legged play-offs for places in South Africa in 2010.



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