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Tottenham ace Bale thrilled with 2-goals Wales display

Tottenham ace Gareth Bale hit a brace to earn Wales a surprise 2-1 win over World Cup qualifying opponents Scotland.

With both teams starting the night in need of a first Group A victory, it was the Scots who took a first-half lead through James Morrison.

But hopes of a morale-boosting win were shattered in the second half when star man Gareth Bale won and converted a penalty, before snatching the winner with a minute to go.

The win sees Wales take their first points of the campaign and move above Scotland, who have just two points from three matches.

Bale told Sky Sports 1: "We needed it, it's a kickstart to our campaign, hopefully it can inspire us now for the matches ahead.

"We all knew coming in it was a massive game for us.

"We let ourselves down as well as the nation last time out.

"We went a goal down but we fought back like men and it was a great result."

As for the winning goal he said: "There was a bit of space in front of me, I drove into it and no one closed me down.

"Some go in and some don't."

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