Scotland 0-4 Iceland – Group 1 Live-Text

Scotland 0-4 Iceland

  • Scotland are Group Leaders with a 100% record
  • Iceland has played one game less, and sit three points behind. They also have a 100% record
  • Group Winners and six-best placed runners-up qualify
  • Half-Time: Scotland 0-1 Iceland

All Times BST

FULL-TIME Scotland 0-4 Iceland

90+2 mins – MISSED PENALTY

Kim Little takes it. The keeper goes the wrong way, but the ball hits the left post.

90+2 mins

Leanne Ross is booked for pushing on the edge of the box, waiting for the penalty

90+1 mins

Scotland have a penalty as Caroline Weir tries to lift the ball over an Icelandic defender who handballs

89 mins

Fririksdottir cuts in from the left and into the box and as Fay dives to the far post, she saves the shot with her legs at the near post. Fririksdottir curls a cross from the edge of the box, which hits the far post. And Corsie clears

89 mins

Leanne Ross slips as she drills a ball across the six yard box, but the Iceland keeper claims

87 mins

A huge attendance of 2,690. Great to see so many supporting Scotland

86 mins

Frioriksdottir cuts off the from the left and runs across the face of Scotland’s box before laying off to Gunnarsdottir who shoots both wide and over.

83 mins

Kim Little’s cross from the left is deflected just over the bar. From Little’s corner, Jennifer Beattie just heads wide

82 mins

Little delivers a through-ball looking for Leanne Ross, but the Icelandic keeper claims

79 mins


Siguaroardottir replaces Vioarsdottir

79 mins

Kim Little wins a free-kick 25 yards from goal, on the right channel. Leanne Ross tries to pass the ball into the box, but hits the end of the Icelandic wall

77 mins


Elin Metta Jansen replaces Magnusdottir

75 mins

Scotland has a corner. Little’s delivery is cleared behind. Her second corner is cleared and Iceland can’t mount a counter

73 mins – SCOTLAND SUB


Leanne Ross replaces Lisa Evans

72 mins

Lisa Evans breaks down the left and cuts into the box, but her cross is deflected over. From the corner, Corsie heads the ball onto Jane Ross who heads just wide

69 mins – GOAL Scotland 0-4 ICELAND

Another right-wing cross, another goal. Magnusdottir floats in a ball to the unmarked Vioarsdottir who heads the ball past Gemma Fay.

68 mins – OFFSIDE

Jo Love whips in a great ball into the box, but Jane Ross, who heads over, is ruled offside.

65 mins – GOAL Scotland 0-3 ICELAND


An overhit passback from Kirsty Smith gives Iceland another corner. And from the corner, Jonsdottir head the ball into the empty net. This was with Dieke off injured

62 mins – GOAL Scotland 0-2 ICELAND


Iceland 2-0 up, and is that game over? Brynjarsdottir’s cross from the right finds Thorsteinsdottir whose header beats Fay. Once again, poor defending from Scotland.

61 mins

Kim Little plays Hayley Lauder into the box who fires the ball across the six-yard box, but Jane Ross just can’t get her foot onto it.

59 mins

Breaking from an Iceland free-kick, Little plays Jane Ross down the right. Her first cross is cleared, but the ball is worked to Kirsty Smith on the edge of the box whose shot/cross nearly creeps into the top corner.

57 mins

Jennifer Beattie plays a wonderful long ball into the box, but not only did Caroline Weir’s first touch let her down, she was also ruled offside. This is better from Scotland though

55 mins – SCOTLAND SUB


Caroline Weir replaces Leanne Crichton

54 mins

Finally! That’s more like it Scotland. Lovely build up work on the edge of the box sees Jane Ross make room for the shot, but her effort is blocked by an Icelandic defender

50 mins

Mangusdottir has a shot from 25 yards which is going into the bottom corner, only for Fay to turn it around. The corner is initially cleared, but Iceland works is back in and Mangusdottir lifts the ball over Fay but Corsie is there to clear before the Iceland player can get a shot off.

46 mins

Fririksdottir whips in a great ball from the left, and Hayley Lauder turns in behind. The corner is whipped in viciuosuly ad Kristjansdottir can’t turn it in at the near post.


Iceland Sub


Jonsdottir comes on Brynjarsdottir

Scotland Sub


Hayley Lauder replaces Emma Mitchell


The Iceland team is out, and now so too Scotland.

HALF-TIME Scotland 0-1 Iceland

Iceland lead at half-time. Anna Signeul will be angry at an abject first half for Scotland. But, they are only 1-0 down, and they can recover and get something out of this.

44 mins

Scotland win a corner. Little delivers a great ball, but it just wouldn’t fall for either Jo Love or Jane Ross. Sums Scotland’s half up

43 mins

Iceland corner. Gemma Fay just manages to get a touch on the delivery to palm it away from danger.

39 mins

Lisa Evans whips in a ball towards the near post, but there’s no Scottish attacker looking to get her foot onto it.

37 mins

Sloppy play from Scotland at the back forces Corsie into giving a free-kick from 35 yards. Could have been booked there. The free-kcik is played out to Magnusdottir on the right, but her cross goes over.

34 mins

Gisladottir whips in an early cross towards the far post where Brynjarsdottir flicked her header wide. Possibly should have left it for Thorsteinsdottir. With Emma Mitchell receiving treatment, we’re having a drinks break

30 mins

A long ball from the Icelandic defence launches Thorsteinsdottir through into the box, but she shoots over.

28 mins

Brynjarsidottir threads the ball to Viorsdottir, but good defending from Dieke allows Fay to clear. Then Thrseteinsdottir has a long range curling shot saved by Fay.

25 mins

Best move from Scotland. Kirsty Smith breaks down the right she whips in a great ball, but Jane Ross just can’t get her head onto it.

23 mins

Great link up lay between Jane Ross and Evans, but the final ball is just too close to the keeper.

21 mins

Evans breaks down the left, greeted by a wall of noise, but Iceland once again deal with it.


Iceland has another corner. The initial ball is cleared only as far as Viggosdottir whose shot is deflected, and with Fay stranded Thorsteinsdottir puts the ball into the net – but she is flagged offside

16 mins

Things aren’t just clicking for Scotland at the moment. Lisa Evans makes a great run down the left, but at the crucial moment slips.

14 mins

Nerves from Scotland. They gift possesion to Frðriksdóttir on the edge of the box, but her shot is saved by Fay’s legs.

13 mins

Scotland has a free-kick on the right-wing which Kirsty Smith takes, but the Iceland’s defence deal with it.

11 mins

Another chance soon after with Viðarsdóttir getting a free header, but it goes over

9 mins – GOAL Scotland 0-1 ICELAND


Scotland gives away a free-kick on the right wing. Hallbera Guðny Gísladóttir whips a free-kick towards the far post, Ifeoma Dieke fails to get her head on it and  the ball goes into the top left corner.

3 mins

A great run from Frðriksdóttir down the left sees her cut into the box and win a corner. That is played short to Viðarsdóttir who shoots over.


The qualifier is underway.


The anthems are done, and Hayle Lauder is receiving her award for 75 caps. We are seconds away from kick-off.

18:55 – Scotland Team

Gemma Fay, Emma Mitchell, Ifeoma Dieke, Jo Love, Kim Little, Leanne Crichton, Lisa Evans, Jane Ross, Rachel Corsie, Jennifer Beattie, Kirsty Smith

18:55 – Iceland Team

Guðbjörg Gunnarsdóttir, Glódis Perla Viggósdóttir, Hólmfriður Magnúsdóttir, Sara Gunnarsdóttir, Margarét Lára Viðarsdóttir (c), Dagný Brynjarsdóttir, Hallbera Guðny Gísladóttir, Harpa Thorsteinsdóttir, Elísa Viðarsdóttir, Anna Björk Kristjánsdóttir, Fanndis Frðriksdóttir


Welcome to our live-text coverage of Scotland versus Iceland. This is there biggest test so far, can they come away with three points?


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