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Strachan buoyed as Scotland continue winning form

Scotland boss Gordon Strachan was full of praise for his players after they beat Poland 1-0 in an international friendly in Warsaw on Wednesday night.

The Hoops took their record to six wins, six losses and one draw since Strachan took over in January 2013 when Scott Brown fired home from 18 yards in the 77th minute.

After the match, Strachan said that the victory was not a complete performance but was thrilled his side managed to produce the 1-0 scoreline away from home against their Euro2016 qualifying rivals.

"We were a bit fortunate, we understand that, but a lot of things are working," he said.

"We are trying to be more potent when we get the ball back. We need to be more confident and trusting in people, like we did with the goal. We passed the ball and made defenders defend.

"We need more of that but we are getting to understand that. But at the moment people are finding it hard to play against us, which is a start.

"I'm sure there will be more attackers on the pitch for both sides when we play them again. But we saw the stadium and the support and the enthusiasm of the team we will play against."

Scotland have been in particularly good touch since September last year, winning four and drawing one of their five fixtures, and keeping clean sheets in their past four.

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