England vs Scotland: Best pictures as two old rivals met in Euro 2020 clash

Scotland earned a more than deserved point at Wembley

Euro 2020 England vs Scotland: Fans sing national anthem

England and Scotland were forced to settle for a share of the points in their crunch Euro 2020 clash at Wembley Stadium.

International football’s oldest rivals locked horns for the 115th time in Friday’s eagerly-anticipated Group D clash at Wembley, where the crackling atmosphere belied the restricted attendance under the arch. England knew victory against their fierce foes would seal progress to the round of 16 with a match to spare, but Scotland dug deep and gave Gareth Southgate’s side a few scares as they sealed a deserved 0-0 draw.

Having ended their 23-year absence from major tournaments with an underwhelming loss to the Czech Republic on Monday, Clarke’s men would have been in a perilous position had they lost to the Three Lions. But the wounded Scots rallied well in London, where Stephen O’Donnell saw an excellent volley met by an equally impressive save by Jordan Pickford in a first half that started with John Stones rattling the woodwork.

England failed to muster a shot on target during the opening period and did not improve much after the break, with Southgate eventually substituting captain Harry Kane against a Scotland side who pushed until the end. Lyndon Dykes saw the visitors’ best effort of an impressive second half effort cleared off the line by Reece James on a dank evening that saw the Tartan Army celebrate at full-time as their England counterparts booed.

Here’s how it played out in pictures:

Scotland fans inside Wembley

An England supporter wearing a Harry Maguire mask

Players kneel down before the match

Phil Foden being pulled back by Andrew Robertson

Lyndon Dykes is challenged by Tyrone Mings

John McGinn is shown a yellow card

Phil Foden runs at the Scotland goal

Scotland on the attack

Harry Kane stretches for the ball

Phil Foden reacts after a challenge

Che Adams shoots

Jordan Pickford saves a shot from Stephen O’Donnell

Lyndon Dykes and Tyrone Mings jump for the ball

Raheem Sterling runs with the ball whilst under pressure from Kieran Tierney

Mason Mount reacts

John Stones goes up for the ball with Grant Hanley

Gareth Southgate with Jack Grealish

John McGinn and Luke Shaw battle for the ball

Jack Grealish runs with the ball whilst under pressure from Stephen O'Donnell and Che Adams

Che Adams shoots on goal

Harry Kane leaves the pitch after being substituted

Raheem Sterling reacts after a tackle by Andrew Robertson

Marcus Rashford reacts

Che Adams hugs Steve Clarke after being substituted

Raheem Sterling battles for possession with David Marshall

Declan Rice react

Andrew Robertson and Kieran Tierney react after the match

Jack Grealish looks dejected after the game

Scotland supporters celebrate at the end

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