Euro U21 Qualifying - Group 3
Iceland U212Scotland U210

Iceland U21 2-0 Scotland U21

Scotland's Aidan Nesbitt (right) and Aron Elis Thrandarson
The game was played in appalling conditions

Scot Gemmill's first match in charge of Scotland U21s ended in a 2-0 defeat as Iceland went top of Group 3 with one round of fixtures remaining.

Aron Thrandarson opened the scoring on 47 minutes as swirling winds and heavy rain hampered play.

Oliver McBurnie then had a penalty well saved by Runar Runarsson after the home goalkeeper had fouled the striker.

Elias Omarsson doubled the Icelanders lead as they moved above France and Macedonia in the qualifying table.

Scotland hopes of reaching next year's European Championship finals were extinguished after a heavy defeat in Ukraine last month.

That prompted the early exit of coach Ricky Sbragia, with Gemmill stepping up from his role with the under-19s and under-17s.

Looking ahead to the next mission, Gemmill introduced several players from the Under-19s but they could not resist a motivated home side that has lost just once in qualifying.

With two victories from nine matches, Scotland end a hugely disappointing campaign in Macedonia next week.

Iceland lead Macedonia on goal difference, with France one point behind.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 5th October 2016

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Czech Rep U2196212591620
2Belgium U218602147718
3Montenegro U2193421011-113
4Moldova U218215511-67
5Latvia U218134912-36
6Malta U218125518-135

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy U2197201731423
2Serbia U2185212161517
3Slovenia U2185031771015
4R. of Ireland U2194051314-112
5Lithuania U218206417-136
6Andorra U2110109126-253

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Iceland U219531115618
2Macedonia U219531117418
3France U219522148617
4Ukraine U21831499010
5Scotland U219225815-78
6Northern Ireland U218017514-91

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portugal U2187102412322
2Israel U218431134915
3Albania U2193331116-512
4Hungary U2183231510511
5Greece U218314109110
6Liechtenstein U219009033-330

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark U2187101721522
2Romania U2195131512316
3Bulgaria U21842294514
4Wales U2193421111013
5Luxembourg U218035314-113
6Armenia U218017517-121

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain U2196212691720
2Croatia U2196212271520
3Sweden U2185301751218
4Georgia U21104151717013
5Estonia U218116318-154
6San Marino U2110019130-291

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany U2188002742324
2Austria U2186112081219
3Finland U218404129312
4Azerbaijan U219225819-118
5Russia U2182241114-38
6Faroe Islands U219018327-241

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Slovakia U2165011741315
2Netherlands U216312119210
3Turkey U21630367-19
4Belarus U21722368-28
5Cyprus U217115315-124

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England U2164201431114
2Switzerland U217331106412
3Norway U21631279-210
4Kazakhstan U216114310-74
5Bosnia and Herzegovina U21703428-63
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