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England v Scotland [EURO 2020]

1 Name: 606 2021-06-18 19:31
England v Scotland (20:00 BST)

Football's oldest rivalry resumes at Wembley on Friday, with Euro 2020 points at stake.

England and Scotland will meet for the 115th time since 1872, but who will come out on top in their crunch Group D encounter?

England are facing Scotland at Wembley for the 33rd time, none of the previous 32 encounters have ended goalless.

Scotland have won only one of their last 11 matches against England (D2 L8), in a European Championship qualifier at Wembley in November 1999.

Having raised eyebrows with his left-back selection for the first game, England boss Gareth Southgate changes both full-backs for the second.

In come Reece James and Luke Shaw to start at right-back and left-back respectively, replacing Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier.

The rest of the starting XI is as it was for the win over Croatia.

Having returned to training after injury, centre-back Harry Maguire is on the bench, though, along with forward Jadon Sancho.

England: Pickford, James, Stones, Mings, Shaw, Phillips, Rice, Mount, Foden, Kane, Sterling.

Subs: Maguire, Grealish, Henderson, Rashford, Trippier, Ramsdale, Coady, Sancho, Calvert-Lewin, Chilwell, Johnstone, Bellingham.


Scotland make four changes. The big news is that Kieran Tierney is in after having recovered from injury.

Also in the starting XI is Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour and Southampton forward Che Adams. Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor is the other man brought in following the defeat to the Czech Republic.

The men dropping out are Liam Cooper, Jack Hendry, Stuart Armstrong and Ryan Christie, who are all on the bench.

Scotland: Marshall, Hanley, McTominay, Tierney, O'Donnell, McGregor, Gilmour, McGinn, Robertson, Adams, Dykes.

Subs: Christie, Gordon, Fleck, Cooper, Armstrong, Nisbet, Fraser, McLaughlin, Patterson, Hendry, Forrest, McKenna.

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