Jason Cummings

Scotland Under-19s came from behind to secure a hard-earned 4-2 victory over Switzerland at The Energy Assets Arena in Livingston yesterday.

Three Edinburgh based youngsters, Gary Oliver and Sam Nicholson from Hearts and Jason Cummings from Hibs (pictured) started the match along with former Jambo Adam King who moved to Swansea in the January transfer wondow.

After trailing 2-1 at the interval, the Scots turned in an excellent second half performance to grab the victory.

Scotland fell behind after just two minutes when a slip at the back allowed Karlen in on goal and he fired low beyond Motherwell goalkeeper Ross Stewart.

Scotland hit back on 12 minutes when Hearts striker Gary Oliver nodded home from close-range, however the visitors were back in from after 27 minutes when Zoller pounced on a defensive mix-up to make it 2-1.

Rangers midfielder Fraser Aird equalised just a minute into the second half and former Hearts’ star Adam King put Scotland in front for the first time in the match with an excellent low finish on 66 minutes.

Aberdeen forward Cammy Smith grabbed the fourth with seconds remaining.

Scotland face England (hosts), Montenegro and Romania in their Euro elite round in May.

Scotland: Stewart, Kidd, McKenna, Burgess, Hendrie, Petrie (C), Aird, King, Oliver, Cummings, Nicholson.

Subs: Hurst (GK), Halkett, McLennan, Sinnamon, Lindsay, Telfer, Smith.

Photo by John Preece