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England vs Scotland: Euro 2020 – LIVE!

Scotland head to Wembley Stadium tonight to face England in one of the most eagerly anticipated group games of Euro 2020.

The ‘Auld Enemies’ boast the oldest international fixture in the world having faced each other in 1872 in Glasgow, and meet once again with a place in the last-16 of the Euros still within reach for both nations.

England got off to the perfect start in Group D with a 1-0 win over Croatia, and Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions know a result here will effectively guarantee them a spot in the knockout stages.

As for the Scots, Steve Clarke’s men fell to a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Czech Republic last time out, and must get points on the board if they are to go any further in their first international tournament in 23 years.

England are favourites to bag another group-stage win against Scotland, just like they did at Euro ‘96 thanks to that famous Paul Gascoigne goal, but the Three Lions will have to be on their guard in London.

With kick-off at 8pm BST, follow the action with Dan Kilpatrick and James Robson LIVE at Wembley!

Live updates

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The atmosphere is building at Wembley, with Scottish fans in attendance booing the England players as they came out for their final warm-up.

You can expect the Scots to be making some noise tonight despite being in the minority, so it’ll be up to the English fans to match them.

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Scottish fans out in force

As we said earlier, thousands of Scottish fans have made their way to London despite no prospect of being able to get into Wembley – but they’re not letting the rain, or a lack of seats, dampen their enthusiasm as they descend on London landmarks such as Leicester Square.

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Fans have been clambering over a statue of William Shakespeare – they’ll be hoping that this game ends on a better note than the bard’s Scottish Play did…

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Fans descend on Wembley

The fans are well and truly in the building!

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There will be 20,000 or so at Wembley tonight, and you can bet they’ll make an almighty racket.

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Southgate explains full-back switch

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Four changes for Scotland

As for Scotland, Steve Clarke makes four changes.

The presence of key defender Kieran Tierney, unavailable for the loss to Czech Republic, and talented Chelsea youngster Billy Gilmour will boost the visiting fans’ hopes of springing an upset at Wembley.

Callum McGregor and striker Che Adams also step into the starting lineup.

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Two changes for England

So, England make two changes to their lineup which beat Croatia, bringing in Reece James and Luke Shaw at full-back.

Gareth Southgate opted to field Kieran Trippier on the left side of defence last time out, but reverted to a natural in that position with Shaw while James replaces Kyle Walker on the other flank.

Southgate said this week that centre-back Harry Maguire had fully recovered from an ankle injury, but he has resisted the temptation to throw him in from the start against the Scots.

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Group D as is stands

Croatia and the Czech Republic just saw out a 1-1 draw at Hampden.

That means England can secure a top-two finish with a win tonight, though a victory for Scotland would blow the group wide open.

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Scotland lineup

Scotland XI: 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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England lineup

England XI: 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

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Dan Kilpatrick and James Robson at Wembley

Here are our two England correspondents outside Wembley…


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