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Fuming Scotland claimed "ref justice" after going down fighting against the world champions Germany as Norwegian whistler Svein Oddvar Moen made some dubious calls during the defeat in Dortmund. (Scottish Daily Express)

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan refused to criticise Moen after Sunday's defeat in Germany ended his hopes of a dream start to Euro 2016 qualifying. (Daily Record)

Scotland legend Willie Miller praised Scotland's second-half performance, but acknowledged that the world champions could have wrapped the game up before the interval. (Daily Record)

Scotland's scorer Ikechi Anya believes the whole world will have taken notice of Strachan's men as they had the German's on the ropes for spells during the game. (Scottish Sun)

German coach Joachim Low paid Scotland a compliment by saying Strachan's side have finally become sophisticated. (Scottish Sun)

Scotland keeper David Marshall insists he's still not Scotland's number one, but will keep plugging away to prove he deserves to be a regular pick. (Scottish Sun)

Former Celtic hero Aiden McGeady struck twice to give the Republic of Ireland a dream start to the campaign with a 2-1 in against Albania to go joint-top of qualifying Group D. (Daily Star)

Meanwhile, a former Rangers man Kyle Lafferty netted the winner for Northern Ireland as they grabbed a late win in their opening group match against Hungary. (Scottish Sun)

David Somers, Graham Wallace, Norman Crichton, Philip Nash, James Easdale and Sandy Easdale have six weeks to save Rangers and Scottish football. (Daily Record)