'Worst and best five minutes ever', 'Marshall's face is awesome', '10-year deal for Clarke' 'I'm a wreck': Fans react to Scotland's penalty shoot-out win

Scotland social media can be a frustrated and angry place – not so tonight as a 22-year wait came to an end against Serbia and Steve Clarke led the side through qualification for the European Championships next summer.

Scotland's players celebrate the winning penalty during the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier between Serbia and Scotland at the Stadion Rajko Mitic(Photo by Nikola Krstic / SNS Group)
Scotland's players celebrate the winning penalty during the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier between Serbia and Scotland at the Stadion Rajko Mitic(Photo by Nikola Krstic / SNS Group)

They did it the hard way through penalties though and fans took to social media to share their joy.

@lopeslife39: “Been waiting so long! It finally happened! Let's go!”

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@TracyA_Ken: “So proud! Well done Scotland team. Well deserved and given us something to celebrate and smile about.”

@kennywastell: “I’m an absolute wreck here! Thank you guys.”

@OvertureDT: “Everyone who made this possible will forever be a hero. Let's go!”

Wendy Gebbie: “Well done to the whole team tonight... we made it hard for ourselves.. Like typical Scotland fashion but every player gave it their all tonight on that park and hats off to those penalty takers and excellent goal keeping skills.”

@pieandbov: “Players could easily have crumbled after losing a last minute goal. Deserve immense credit for sticking with it and we have still never missed a penalty in a shoot out in our history! David Marshall btw - what a boy!”

Scotland's players reacts during the penalty shootout as part of the Euro 2020 play-off qualification football match between Serbia and Scotland at the Red Star Stadium in Belgrade on November 12, 2020. (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP) (Photo by ANDREJ ISAKOVIC/AFP via Getty Images)

Ashley McMahon: “Well done Scotland!!! Marshall's face when he realises is awesome! We did it.”

Andy Allan Pour: “Yes!!! Scotland finally playing a tournament! Met David Marshall while he played in Cardiff - good guy and apparently a Scottish national hero, aye? Congratulations from the Czech Republic - well deserved. Can't wait to defeat you (at last) in Glasgow.”

@21_dougie: “Take a bow Sir Stevie Clarke! 10 year deal SFA! In Stevie we trust!”

Michael Mccairn: “Well done Scotland great night for all us fans who have kept the faith every qualifiers since 1998 I was in France when we played in the world Cup great atmosphere fans of the teams mingling and having a great time cant wait to see us play in another tournament.”

David Thommeny: “Dear God. I've been critical but all them boys done the job tonight. Serbia were lucky it went to penalties. Can't describe how happy I am. COME ON!

@steviedubai: “Holysh*t that was the worst 5 mins and best 5 mins ever.”