Gareth Southgate praises Kane while Gordon Strachan sees draw as a defeat

• ‘It was a huge moment,’ says England manager, who spares Joe Hart criticism
• ‘That could have been my best result as a manager,’ says Scotland manager

Gareth Southgate described Harry Kane’s 93rd minute equaliser against Scotland as a huge and significant show of character from England, one he believes will propel the team on the “enormous journey” needed to deliver on a World Cup stage.

England were facing the end of a 34-game unbeaten run in international qualifiers and a first defeat at Hampden Park since 1985 when Kane, Southgate’s captain for the day, salvaged a draw in stoppage time. The substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given England the lead only for two stunning free-kicks in the final three minutes of normal time from Leigh Griffiths to transform the contest.

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