Scotland drew penultimate Euro 2024 qualifier against Georgia with last-gasp equaliser in Tbilisi; Scotland midfielder Scott McTominay angered by Georgia's attempts at influencing referee; McTominay said: «The way they were acting was a disgrace… rolling around, crying like babies»
Thursday 16 November 2023 21:23, UK
A furious Scott McTominay branded Georgia's players «cry babies» and a «disgrace» for their behaviour in Scotland's Euro 2024 qualifying draw in Tbilisi.
The Manchester United midfielder, who scored his seventh goal of the qualifying campaign in the 2-2 draw, felt their opponents were constantly trying to influence the referee.
The stop-start game, which saw six yellow cards and 32 fouls given with a melee in each half, angered McTominay.
He told Viaplay: «Every game at this level is big, and obviously they have got some really, really good footballers but tonight I thought the way they were acting was a disgrace in terms of provoking the referee as well.
»Anyway, that's football and that's sometimes the way it goes. We have to keep our heads but it's difficult.
«There's some disappointed people in the dressing room but I feel like it's something we can build on after coming back twice.
»They should do something about people pretending that they're injured when they're not.
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«It's a difficult one to call but rolling around, crying like babies all afternoon is not football.
»For us we just wanted to get on with the game and play and do our best. Whereas the other side was provoking the referee a lot."
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