Robert Snodgrass scores a hat-trick as Scotland smash Malta 5-1 (Official Highlights)

Robert Snodgrass celebrates Scotland goal
Robert Snodgrass celebrates Scotland goal

Scotland win 5-1 away in Malta

Last night was a proud night for Scottish football as a Robert Snodgrass inspired Scotland side secured an impressive 5-1 away win against 9 man Malta.

Gordon Strachan’s World Cup qualifying campaign got off to the perfect start, becoming the first team to score five away in Malta in over 10 years.

Hull City midfielder Robert Snodgrass becomes the 1st player to score a hat-trick for Scotland in a World Cup qualifier since Colin Stein in 1969.

Scotland above England in Group F
Scotland above England in Group F

Scotland above England in table

Scottish football fans haven’t had much to shout about in recent years, last qualifying for a major competition all the way back at Euro 96.

They now sit above 2nd placed England with a much superior goal difference. Watch highlights of their 5-1 win away in Malta below.