Scottish FA apologise after fans boo Liechtenstein national anthem
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Thehas apologised after fans booed the during their national anthem at last night's . A section of the Scottish fans started to jeer the anthem due to its similarity to .
Acting chief executivesaid in a statement that "I was embarrassed and extremely disappointed by the disgraceful behaviour of some of our supporters during the Liechtenstein national anthem at last night". He added "I apologise unreservedly to our visitors for the crass reaction to their anthem."
Scotland defeated Liechtenstein 2-1 to win them three points. scored first for Liechtenstein just after the start of the second half, but later scored off the bar to equalise the game. In the final minutes of extra time scored with a header to put Scotland to the top of Group I.
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