BBC REPORT: Scotland beat Malta to move to within a point of second-placed Slovakia in World Cup qualifying Group F.
However, the Scots dropped to fourth place on goal difference because Slovenia beat Lithuania 4-0.
Christophe Berra headed in Leigh Griffiths’ corner to put Scotland ahead early on at Hampden.
And Griffiths knocked home on the rebound after James Morrison had fired against the post shortly after the interval.
Slovakia’s loss away to group leaders England allowed Gordon Strachan’s side and Slovenia to close the gap on second place with two games remaining.
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