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Abbi grants Scotland victory
 Women's Football Scotland International News - 14 Mar 2020
Scotland 1 (Grant 55)
Iceland 0

Scotland made it two wins out of two in the Pinatar Cup with a dominant performance against Iceland.
A second half strike from Abbi Grant handed Scotland the win and Ukraine's 4-0 win over Northern Ireland later in the day meant Shelley Kerr's side had won the Pinatar Cup before they played their final game.
Shelley Kerr made a host of changes to the team that beat Ukraine on Wednesday with only Caroline Weir, Claire Emslie and Hannah Godfrey retaining their starting berths.
Christie Murray was bright from the off and went close with a powerful drive from the edge of the box early on which was well turned away by the Iceland ‘keeper Siguroardottir.
The chances continued to come for Scotland. Notably, Chelsea forward Erin Cuthbert went close with a fierce strike from 20 yards out and Abbi Grant passed up a great opportunity from close range when played in by Weir, firing her shot over the bar.
Although there were no goals to show for Scotland's control at the break, Kerr would have been pleased at the number of times her side were able to carve open a disciplined Iceland side.
Sure enough, Scotland's persistence was rewarded in the 55th minute when Grant opened the scoring with her first goal for the national team. The Birmingham City forward cut in from the right and curled a shot into the far corner with her left foot, to give her side a deserved lead.
Scotland continued to press for another goal and were unlucky not to score when Cuthbert had a pop from distance, this time her effort flashed narrowly over the bar. The ever-involved Emslie then fired a low shot across the face of goal which was well dealt with by Siguroardottir.
Emma Mitchell also went close late on when she latched on to a cross from substitute Lizzie Arnot at the far post, but there was no one close enough to convert her header across the face of goal.
Scotland: Lee Alexander, Emma Mitchell, Rachel Corsie, Rachael Boyle, Caroline Weir, Leanne Crichton, Christie Murray (sub Lucy Graham 77mins), Abbi Grant (sub Lizzie Arnot 77mins), Claire Emslie, Erin Cuthbert, Hannah Godfrey. Subs not used: Shannon Lynn, Jenna Fife, Nicola Docherty, Hayley Lauder, Jane Ross, Amy Muir, Sophie Howard, Martha Thomas, Samantha Kerr.


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