Scotland's World Cup dream over after draw against Slovenia

Martin Dubravka of Slovakia dives as Leigh Griffiths of Scotland hits the crossbar from a free kick during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group F Qualifier between Scotland and Slovakia

Scotland needed a win in Slovenia to guarantee second place behind England in Group F and a play-off spot.

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan said it wasn't the right time to discuss his future after seeing his side fall at the final hurdle and miss out a World Cup play-off place.

Scotland kept themselves in contention for World Cup qualification after a late own goal Martin Skrtel secured the three points for them.

Scotland are facing third placed Slovakia and have a two point gap over them.

But if they draw they will be eliminated either by virtue of being overtaken by Slovakia or by finishing as the worst second placed team.

The Slovaks now need other results to go their way as only the eight best runners-up from the nine European qualifying groups advance to the playoffs.

The result means the national team won't be at Russian Federation 2018 - marking two decades since our last appearance at a major worldwide tournament.

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Slovenia turned the game around by scoring twice to strip Scotland of their excitement and eventually their hope.

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