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Euro 2020: England and Scotland play out 0-0 draw in London

England and Scotland shared spoils in London as they played a goalless draw at the Wembley Stadium.

England and Scotland shared spoils in London on Friday as the two nations opened their rivalry at the Wembley Stadium in their second game of Group D.

England were out to book their place in the last 16 whiles Scotland were out to keep their Euro hopes alive after losing 2-0 to Czechs in their opener.

The Three Lions jumped straight into action early in the first half and started asking questions from the Scotland area in the 11th minute where John Stones rose above all meeting the ball with a powerful header, denied by the wood work.

It was a game devoid of a lot of attacking football as both teams defended brilliantly pushing the game to goalless at the break.

England increased their intensity after restart but Scotland proved they were no easy pushover with their tight defenses.

Declan Rice and Stephen O’Donnell had the best chances of the game in the first half.

England Captain Kane struggled in the game, failed to unleash some of his ultimate goal threats and never came close to scoring as the Lions were held 0-0 by a well-organized Scottish side.

England and Scotland shared spoils in London as they played a goalless draw at the Wembley Stadium.

This result still keeps Scottish hopes alive despite England finding the second spot in Group D on 4points.

Line-ups
England: Pickford; James, Stones, Mings, Shaw; Rice, Phillips; Foden (Grealish 63), Mount, Sterling; Kane (Rashford 74)

Scotland: Marshall; McTominay, Hanley, Tierney; O’Donnell, McGinn, Gilmour (Armstrong 76), McGregor, Robertson; Dykes, Adams (Nisbet 86)

Acknowledegement: Betway Ghana(Headline Sponsor)

Mark F.| SilverFM

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