England remain top of their qualifying pool, but Slovenia have trimmed their advantage to three points and Slovakia could cut it down to two if they win in Lithuania later in the day.
"I've a feeling we might have been sitting here talking about how long it was since he last scored for England if he hadn't scored". That's what we have got to show - we have to be a team that are never beaten.
But deep into added time, the Spurs frontman arrived at the far post to side-foot beyond Scotland goalkeeper, Craig Gordon, to snatch share of the spoils and leave Gareth Southgate's men three points clear of second place Slovakia in their qualifying group.
Of the second, he said: "I think Joe Hart should save it again".
Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had given the Three Lions a seventieth minute lead from close range.
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"Then, most importantly for me, heading into injury-time 2-1 down, I don't see anyone sink to their knees, I don't see anyone hit the floor. We haven't managed to win, but given the narrative of the game, we've got to be pleased to take the point". I will look at the players and tell them you have to keep coming back and taking knocks like that.
And it seems his kind words prompted a positive reaction from the world of social media, with one fan writing: "Dignity, well said Wayne, back soon".
"No matter what everyone thinks of us as a group of players, you can't question their personality, character and commitment".
"Not only did we discuss how we wanted to play but we discussed how we needed to be if events turned against us". He's a great character, you know, a wonderful character. We had moments where we got into really good positions in the final third and you have got to take the finish.
"I can't be annoyed", Strachan said. "It is annoying for them to do so much and have a result that could have been one of the best results ever".