ENG vs SCO Dream11: England will be back in action later tonight as they square off to rivals Scotland at the iconic Wembley Stadium. Gareth Southgate’s England unit kicked off their campaign with a 1-0 win over Croatia, courtesy a goal by Raheem Sterling in the second half.
Meanwhile, Scotland ended up losing to Czech Republic by 2-0, in spite of creating quite a few chances in the game. The Scottish outfit will be keen on getting a positive result in order to stay alive in the tournament, whereas, England getting a win later tonight could solidify their claim in the advanced stages. Nevertheless, it can turn out to be an entertaining game of football.
Date: June 19, Saturday
Kick-off: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Wembley Stadium
The game will be broadcasted live on the Sony Sport Network, and can be streamed on Sonly Liv and Jio TV.
Head to Head
From the last four meetings between the two sides, it’s England who have had the upper hand with three wins. One game ended on level terms.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Harry Maguire will be assessed prior to kick off, while, Dean Henderson is ruled out due to injury.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Jordan Pickford should be starting in at goal, while, Kieran Trippier, John Stones, Tyrone Mings and Luke Shaw could line up as the back four in defence. Declan Rice and Kalvin Phillips could anchor central midfield. Mason Mount is anticipated to be the number 10, while, Raheem Sterling, Jack Grealish and Harry Kane could start higher up the pitch.
Jordan Pickford, Kieran Trippier, John Stones, Tyrone Mings, Luke Shaw, Declan Rice, Kalvin Phillips, Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, Jack Grealish, Harry Kane
Injury Report and Unavailability: Billy Gilmour is in doubt to start for Scotland
Expected Changes and Strategy: David Marshall should be start in at the goal, while, Jack Hendry, Grant Hanley, Kier Tierney and James Forrest could form the defence. John McGinn, Scott McTominay and Stuart Armstong are expected to feature in at midfield. Andrew Robertson, Lyndon Dykes and Che Adams are in contention to lead the charge.
David Marshall, Jack Hendry, Grant Hanley, Kieran Tierney, James Forrest, John McGinn, Scott McTominay, Stuart Armstrong, Andrew Robertson, Lyndon Dykes, Che Adams
Harry Kane is touted as the first one to score for England by 5/2 as per the odds. Kane registered 23 goals and 14 assists from 35 appearances for Tottenham this season.
For Scotland, Che Adams is expected to score the first goal. The centre forward has bagged nine goals and five assists from 36 appearances for Southampton this season.
Kalvin Philips can anchor the midfield for England and put in a shift against Croatia. Phillips bagged an assist and also had a pass accuracy of 94%. Other than that, the Leeds United player’s interception rate can also earn the user higher points.
Andrew Robertson can play a pivotal role from the flanks for Scotland. He is also likely to be in charge of the set pieces.
Raheem Sterling bagged a goal in the last game and will quite confident heading forward.
GK: D Marshall
DEF: K Tierney, J Hendry, T Mings, J Stones
MID: A Robertson, M Mount, K Phillips
FOR: R Sterling, H Kane, C Adams
England are considered as the favorites of the group and rightfully so considering the depth in quality they have. For tonight’s fixture, the ENG vs SCO Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of England to get the win by 1.33 as per 1XBET.