England are gearing up for a clash against Scotlandon Friday. There are 12 games in round 2 of the group stages Euro 2020 and this one is played out at the Wembley. England head to the Euro 2020 as 4th in the FIFA world ranking. Meanwhile, there is a pretty big gap to their opponent as Scotland go into the competition ranked number 44.
Heading into their next match at the tournament England are still highly expected to win their group. England hammered their way to a powerful 1st place in qualifying for the Euro 2020 and they are among an elite group considered favorites for the title.
Failing to book their place directly through the group stages, Scotland sealed a place at the Euro's the hard way through play off's. According to bookmakers Scotland look set to be leaving the Euro's once the group stages are done with
England vs Scotland stats and analysis
England have set the world on fire lately when it comes to goal scoring. England scored a brilliant 38 times in the last 10 internationals creating an average of exceptionel 3.8 goals per game. They held on for a clean sheet in 6 of these matches, conceding 8 goals which is an average of 0.8 per game.
Scotland headed into Euro 2020 averaging just 1.6 goals per game in their last 10 internationals. Scotland scored a moderate total of 16 goals while also conceding a far from impressive 19 goals. That amounts to an average of 1.9 per game, as they also kept their opponents from scoring in just 2 matches.
England got their Euro 2020 campaign safely going with a tight win. They would have hoped for more than one goal, but a clean sheet was satisfying and gives them good base to operate on.
Scotland were left bitterly disappointed after falling prey to a very effective opponent in their first game at the tournament. Chances were there, but now they face an uphill battle to get through.
Stats and facts for England and Scotland.
- England has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- England has won the last 4 matches in a row at home;
- England has won in the last 7 of 8 matches;
- England has won in the last 5 of 6 matches at home.
- Scotland has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Scotland's last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Scotland's last 8 matches in the row;
- Scotland conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches.
Lineup England vs Scotland
Form England vs Scotland
England continue to sparkle.
England keep brushing aside all resistance claiming yet another win to their collection last time out. In their 3 latest internationals, England earned a 2-0 win over Albania and went on to a 2-1 win against Poland. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against Austria.
Scotland enjoy steady progress.
One can't really point a finger on the results for Scotland in past weeks as they have performed according to their level. In their previous 3 matches Scotland took a 4-0 win against Faroe Islands, before earning a 2-2 draw with the Netherlands. In their first match at the Euro 2020 they went down 2-0 against the Czech Republic.
England v Scotland Fixture History
When they last played an international match against each other - on 10 June 2017 - they both came away with a point in a 2-2 draw. England face up to Scotland with a 3-1-0 history in various recent meetings across all competitions or friendlies.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers England have a 75% chance of beating Scotland. That equals odds of 1.33 on England to win, while the draw sits at 5.00. Placing a bet on the away win for Scotland returns you odds 8.50.
Managing 2 goals in his previous 6 internationals for England makes Harry Kane a player every opponent will have marked as one to keep an eye on. Managing 3 goals in his previous 6 internationals for Scotland makes John McGinn an obvious threat to any defence right now.