They might be neighbours but in football, England and Scotland are NOT friends. In fact, England vs Scotland is the oldest rivalry in world football. It is also the oldest international fixture in the World. Don’t be fooled by any handshakes when these two meet in their Euro 2020 match on Friday.
The highly anticipated England VS Scotland match is on Friday. Click here to bet on Nairabet.
England are entering another golden generation with good players in every position. This was evident in their victory against a very experienced Croatia team in their first game. England are on a fantastic run, winning their last seven matches in all competitions conceding only one goal. England have not made it past the quarter-finals of the Euros since 1996 which they hosted. They will be looking to make it two wins from two matches when they welcome Scotland to Wembley. Historically, England won 2-0 when they last faced Scotland at the Euros.
England are on a 7 match winning streak and are one of the favourites to win Euro 2020. Click here to bet on England to win @ 1.36.
Scotland are playing in their first major tournament in 23 years. The last time they played in the Euros was 25 years ago in Euro 1996 when they were in the same group with England. Scotland have not found success like their neighbours but things look to be changing. The Scots can boast of quality players around the pitch and will be fired up to get one over England. Scotland are also in a tough position following their defeat to the Czech Republic in their first match. Their match against England is a must win adding spice to the game.
Scotland will be looking up to stars like Andy Robertson, Scott McTominay, Kieran Tierney etc. to get them their first win of the tournament. Click here to bet on Scotland scoring at least 1 goal @ 1.71 odds on NairaBET.
HEAD TO HEAD
England are unbeaten in their last 4 games against Scotland. The last time they lost to Scotland was at the Euro 2000 qualifying play-offs. That 1-0 win at Wembley is Scotland’s only win over England in 10 matches. England have won 7 out of those 10 games. The last time England and Scotland faced off was a 2–2 World Cup qualifier in 2017.
You can expect tempers to flare and egos to be bruised in this match. Bookings look like a safe bet and you should consider betting on cards on this match here.