Euro 2020- England vs Scotland Highlights: England’s wait for Last 16 extended, Scotland hopes stay alive as match ends in goalless draw: England and Scotland battled to a goalless draw in their Group D European Championship match at Wembley on Friday.
Gareth Southgate made two changes to the England lineup from their opening Euro 2020 match against Croatia ahead of the clash with Scotland on Friday, bringing in full-backs Reece James and Luke Shaw, while visiting coach Steve Clarke made four changes to his side.
Euro 2020- England vs Scotland Highlights: England’s wait for Last 16 extended, Scotland hopes stay alive as match ends in goalless draw
The Three Lions had the better of the chances early in the first half by far, with John Stones smashing a header off the post and Mason Mount flashing wide shortly inside of the opening 20 minutes.
England vs Scotland Highlights: Jordan Pickford was called into action just before the half-hour mark, going down and to his right to parry away a well-struck volley from Scotland’s Stephen O’Donnell to keep the score level at 0-0 going into the break.
With England still looking for an opener and Scotland looking dangerous at times, Southgate brought on Aston Villa attacker Jack Grealish just after 60 minutes to try to spark his team’s offense to life.
Euro 2020 Group D standings: In the end, Scotland saw out an important result after losing to the Czech Republic in their opening match and both teams were left to settle for a point.
The result leaves England still well poised to progress, level on four points with group leaders Czech Republic who they host on Tuesday, while Scotland and Croatia have a point each ahead of their meeting in Glasgow on the same day.
(This report was first published by ESPN)