Scott McTominay came off the bench to net two goals in six minutes on Saturday as Scotland beat Cyprus 3-0 in their opening Euro 2024 qualifier.
The Manchester United midfielder enjoyed a brilliant 23-minute cameo at Hampden Park after being introduced by Steve Clarke midway through the second half and netting twice from close range to hand the Tartan Army all three points in their qualifying group.
An enterprising run into the box saw McTominay latch onto Lyndon Dykes' knockdown and fire home from close range with three minutes left, and with Cypriot legs tiring in added-time he added a third with a composed finish from a similar distance. ALSO READ: Sheikh Jassim submits second takeover bid for United The 26-year-old could barely believe his luck when reeling away to celebrate his second and Scotland's third, and United supporters were loving it on social media.
A run of form could not come at a better time for McTominay, with the midfielder set to be called upon when returning to United over the next few weeks.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk