Date: 16th November 2019 at 4:59pm
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Greg Taylor has emerged unscathed from a horror challenge during Scotland’s 2-1 win over Cyprus.

The defender earned his second full cap when Andy Robertson called off injured and linked up impressively with James Forrest on the left wing.

Ryan Christie’s brilliant first half strike was cancelled out by Georgios Efrem in the 47th minute but soon afterwards Taylor provided the cross from the left that John McGinn converted for what proved to be the winning goal.

Just before the hour mark Cyprus were awarded a free kick wide on the right, as Taylor gently rolled the ball away Jason Demetriou arrived late on the scene and put his boot into Taylor above the knee.

After falling to the ground Taylor got up to have a yellow card waved at him, the same punishment as Demetriou.

Fortunately, Taylor was able to complete the match, which included five minutes of stoppage time as Scotland claimed a 2-1 victory ahead of their final group match, at home to Kazakhstan on Tuesday at Hampden.