Spain Vs. Scotland, Euro 2012 Qualifying: Hosts 2-0 Up; Scottish Dream Over

Scotland aren't playing quite as badly as we might expect considering they're away to the defending European and World Champions, but that's hardly consolation for the fact that they're 2-0 down to Spain and need a win to get into the playoff rounds. David Silva was the man to break the deadlock after just six minutes, drilling home from close range with a finish that left Allan McGregor with no chance.

Since then, well, Spain were much better than their guests, but Scotland had a few bright moments and looked like they might have a chance to come back into match, but then Silva went and buried them on the very edge of halftime. With Scotland's defence massed, Silva danced past at least five players while playing a 1-2 with Barcelona's Pedro, cut back onto his left foot to create shooting space and planting a delicate finish into McGregor's bottom corner. That's game over, then. Unfortunate for Scotland.

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