Scotland manager Gordon Strachan did not hide the disappointment of his team crashing out of Euro 2016 after a 2-2 draw with Poland.
Robert Lewandowski's second goal, the last kick of the game, denied Scotland the chance of reaching third place in Group D, after the Republic of Ireland beat Germany 1-0 in Dublin.
"You couldn't call the second one brilliant," said Strachan of a goal that came from a couple of deflections. "In American football they call it a 'Hail Mary.' They just chuck it in there...
GLASGOW, Scotland -- Three thoughts on Scotland's 2-2 draw with Poland in the European championship qualifying match at Hampden Park.
1. Scots crash out cruelly
When news of Shane Long's goal for the Republic of Ireland against Germany in Dublin seeped through, Hampden Park fell silent. Next came a false alarm of a Germany equalizer in the match that Ireland won 1-0. It was cruel, but crueller followed.
Poland's Robert Lewandowski scrambling home the last kick of the game meant Scotland's dreams...
Scotland's dream of reaching the 2016 European Championship finals in France were ended by an injury-time leveller by Poland striker Robert Lewandowski at Hampden Park.
There was less than three minutes played when the in-form Bayern striker gave the visitors the lead, but wide-man Matt Ritchie thundered in a shot from outside the box seconds from the interval and striker Steven Fletcher put the home side ahead with a wonderful curling strike just on the hour mark.
However, with seconds of four added...