"It was probably the tallest wall you could put up in European football today and he went round the side, over the top, he is a good character, a wonderful character, unusual but wonderful", he said of the Celtic forward. One pass, one header goes somewhere else and we win the game.
"We've got to have a mentality that we're never beaten and we showed that at the end".
He added: "I think that is fair (we need to be more clinical)".
"Today we've done that".
On a sun-kissed Glasgow afternoon, England took the lead in the 70th minute when substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's left-foot strike beat home goalkeeper Craig Gordon's flimsy attempt at a save.
Lithuania, who on Saturday lost 2-1 at home to Slovakia, will be Scotland's opponents on 1 September, three days before Strachan's side host bottom side Malta.
"I heard a noise after that that I've never heard anything like before".
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"Because the difference of where the players play and the standard we were playing against, the gulf was probably the biggest gap I have seen for a wee while in big games which I have won". These guys are giants, they play at a different level to most of us, and they kept coming back. And they keep coming back again.
"But we played a team with five at the back, tried to frustrate which is understandable from their point of view".
"No matter what everyone thinks of us as a group of players, you can't question their personality, character and commitment".
"I can't be annoyed", Strachan said.
"That was the one, at 60 years old, that could have been the best result of my footballing career", Strachan said on ITV1.
"I was looking to do the exact same with the second free-kick".
"You try to protect yourself from the excitement but when we equalised I didn't, because that could have been my best result as a manger".