Scotland go into the break with Spain all square at 0-0, a result which would see the visitors qualify for next year’s European Championships TONIGHT.
The Tartan Army arrived in Seville knowing that a point would be enough to secure qualification for Euro 2024 in Germany next summer.
Standing in their way was a Spain side intent on avenging a 2-0 loss to Steve Clarke’s men back in March.
Scotland dodged an bullet as Ferran Torres passed up an early opportunity to strike a blow to the visitors hopes of sealing a Euros spot on the night.
The group leaders’ defence seemed camped out in there own box for large parts of the first half as they refused to give up that vital point.
It was then Mikel Merino’s turn to come closest for Spain just after the half hour mark, as the midfielder struck the inside of the post before the ball rolled agonizingly along Angus Gunn’s goal line.
Captain for evening Alvaro Morata had the ball in the net for the hosts seven minutes before the break, before a narrow offside decision cut the celebrations short.
Scotland were dealt a major injury blow minutes before half time when captain Andy Robertson was forced off with a shoulder injury.
The Liverpool man was replaced by fellow Merseyside full back Nathan Patterson but the discomfort he displayed leaving the park won’t make for pleasant viewing for his manager.