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Ikechi Anya Tweets His Shock At Scoring Past Manuel Neuer (Video)

08/09/2014 12:40 BST | Updated 08/09/2014 12:59 BST

Scotland's Ikechi Anya was so overwhelmed at scoring past Manuel Neuer he admitted he couldn't even beat the Germany goalkeeper on Fifa.

Anya shocked the world champions with an equaliser in during the countries' opening Euro 2016 qualifier, however Germany responded quickly through the dependable Thomas Müller and won 2-1.

Watford winger Anya could not contain his delight at scoring his second Scotland goal past the world's best goalkeeper, though.

"I SCORED PAST MANUEL NEUER!!!! WOWWWW I CAN'T EVEN DO THAT ON FIFA," he tweeted.

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An overwhelmed Anya reacts after beating Neuer

Manager Gordon Strachan made a point of thanking the supporters on an encouraging night for the Tartan Army.

"How good were our fans?" he said. "They made the occasion fantastic and are one of the reasons we have to get to a major finals.

"At 1-1 I believed we could win the game. We had to adjust after 20 minutes and settle down a bit.

"The Germans are always going to have more chances that goes without saying, but at 1-1 I genuinely believed we could win the game. We played with no fear."