Scotland 0-2 England LIVE: Andy Robertson HOWLER puts it on a plate for Jude Bellingham after Phil Foden opened the scoring at Hampden Park

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Follow Mail Sport’s live blog for all the latest as Scotland face England in an international friendly in Glasgow.

McGinn looks to fashion an opening (0-2)

The Aston Villa skipper doesn’t have much on in front of him as Scotland players stand still in the England box. He decides to put his laces through the ball but is blocked by a sea of white shirts. Gilmour follows up with a wayward strike.

Back underway at Hampden Park (0-2)

Scotland were flat in the first-half and will need to start a lot stronger in the second-half here. Steve Clarke didn’t make any changes at half-time but he might do if things don’t improve after 15 minutes.

Harry Maguire comes off the bench (0-2)

Southgate looks to change things off as Harry Maguire makes his introduction at half-time. He partners Lewis Dunk in defence as Guehi is withdrawn.

Dunk shows his aerial prowess (0-2)

Dunk rises highest in the box to meet the free-kick delivery and does brilliantly to turn the ball behind for a corner. Scotland’s set-piece delivery is poort and the danger ebbs away.

Three yellow cards dished out (0-2)

Things are beginning to get a little bit feisty as Foden goes into the book for a foul in England’s half. Bellingham and Hendry then clash off the ball and both are shown yellow cards. Tempers beginning to flare.

England on top at Hampden Park (0-2)

The Scotland supporters have been silenced after England’s two quick-fire goals. Foden’s goal was the result of good build-up play, Bellingham’s the result of a huge error by Robertson.

Rashford looks to break through now and Scotland need to sort themselves out quickly.

GOAL ENGLAND (0-2) Jude Bellingham

The floodgates open for England as Jude Bellingham pounces on a mistake by Andrew Robertson. No idea what the Scotland captain was doing as he took far too long inside the box. Bellingham didn’t care and smashed in England’s second goal.

GOAL ENGLAND (0-1) Phil Foden

It’s not a classic finish but Foden will claim that one after Walker’s close-range shot smashed into the Man City attacker who turned his foot ever so slightly to push it towards goal. England had been building and get their reward.

Scotland’s forwards can’t get into the game (0-0)

Che Adams and Scott McTominay just can’t get a sniff at the moment and they must be hating this as England’s midfield and defence continue to mop up any danger. Scotland supporters haven’t had much to cheer about so far.

Jack Hendry clears for an England corner (0-0)

Walker is clear on the right-wing and looks to drive a low-cross into Kane. Scotland defender Jack Hendry positions himself really well to clear behind for a corner that comes to nothing.

Walker shoots wide from a tight angle (0-0)

Walker is played into space by Bellingham and looks to test Gunn with a shot from a tight angle, similar to his goal against Ukraine last time out. He gets plenty of power on it but not enough accuracy.

England beginning to grow in confidence again (0-0)

England look like they are just beginning to build a bit of momentum, although Scotland are standing strong. Foden shows his class to elegantly control a ball over the top and there is some neat link-up play between Bellingham and Rice around the edge of the box.

Glaring miss by Phil Foden (0-0)

Oh no Phil Foden will not want to see that one back. Rashford does really well to stand up a few Scotland defenders and puts it on a plate for the Man City attacker. Foden loses concentration at the last minute and smashes his shot into the stands. Golden chance.

Things getting a little bit scrappy (0-0)

There hasn’t been much quality from either side in the lasy couple of minutes and things have got a little bit scrappy. Plenty of emotion but not much quality.

Hosts win a free-kick in England’s half (0-0)

Scotland win a free-kick about 35 yards out and look to try and fashion an opening in England’s defence. Robertson clips a ball in and Dunk does really well to head clear.

Porteous makes a crucial intervention (0-0)

Kane must have thought he was through then as a long ball over the top dropped perfectly for him. However, Porteous made a crucial intervention at the last moment to take the ball off the England skipper’s feet. Brilliant defending.

Rashford looking to be England’s bright spark (0-0)

Marcus Rashford could prove to be a real nuisance for Scotland’s defenders tonight as he continues to shift from being on the wing to going through the middle. His quick-feet have nearly caught Scotland out early on.

Hosts yet to mount an attack (0-0)

The home side are being denied much of the ball and the plan from Steve Clarke looks to be play on the counter-attack. England will have to make a mistake for Scotland to get a chance and so far they look comfortable.

Consecutive corners for England (0-0)

Scotland are being forced to defend deep as England win corners in quick succession. Guehi goes down in the box but there wasn’t much in it and play continues.

England dominating early possession (0-0)

England look to have settled quickly and are playing with confidence as they control possession in the early exchanges. Scotland reverting to a back-five when England have the ball.

England’s first corner comes to nothing (0-0)

Man City right-back Kyle Walker wins the first corner of the match and it’s played deep into Declan Rice. The Arsenal midfielder looks to clip a return cross to the back-post but Gunn comes off his line to punch clear.

Kane looking to run in behind Scotland defence (0-0)

The England skipper was found dropping deep against Ukraine last time out but is trying to make a couple of early runs in behind here. Something for Scotland’s defence to be wary of.

KICK-OFF: Underway at Hampden Park (0-0)

The hosts get the ball rolling and we are underway. Raw emotion on show and this is going to be a cracker.

Boo’s greet England national anthem

England’s national anthem is played first and plenty of boo’s echo around Hampden Park to the point that you can barely hear ‘God save the King’ being played as a host of Scottish supporters make their feelings heard.

Traveling England fans try to do the same when the Scotland national anthem plays but are drowned out.

Kick-off is FIVE minutes away

We are just five minutes from getting underway inside Hampden Park as the players return to their dressing rooms. There is going to be an almighty roar from both sets of supporters in a moment. Strap in and stick with us throughout the match.

Southgate relishing Scotland ‘hostility’

The England manager has been speaking pre-match on Channel 4 and has admitted tonight will be a ‘hostile’ test for the Three Lions.

Southgate stated: ‘There’s so much histroy to the game and a great test for us in a really hostile environment. Scotland are playing well and it’s a really good challenge.

‘We are trying to find the balance of stability, expeirence and we have to do that in the course of the next few months but also some freshness in the team so a lot of different objectives.’

Soccer Football - International Friendly - England Press Conference - Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Britain - September 11, 2023  England manager Gareth Southgate during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith

Picture Special: A look back through the history of this rivalry

On the 150th anniversary of the oldest rivalry in world football, we have delved into the Daily Mail archives to bring you these classic images of Scotland versus England at Hampden Park.

Take a look for yourself below ahead of kick-off.

Is this Scotland’s best chance to beat England?

Scotland haven’t beaten England in this tie since before the turn of the Millenium, but tonight is probably their best chance since then.

The hosts have plenty of Premier League firepower in their ranks and are one of Europe’s most in-form nations after winning their opening five European Championship qualifying matches.

Their midfield boasts a plethora of talent in McTominay, McGinn and Gilmour and although it perhaps isn’t at the same level as England’s midfield, they have shown they are more than capable of scoring.

Southgate’s decision to play with a double midfield pivot with Rice and Phillips shows England are wary of the danger and Jude Bellingham will be the man responsible for adding creativity from deep.

Scotland's Billy Gilmour (right) during a training session at Lesser Hampden, Glasgow. Picture date: Monday September 11, 2023. PA Photo. See PA story SOCCER Scotland. Photo credit should read: Robert Perry/PA Wire.RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Editorial use only, no commercial use without prior consent from rights holder.
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: Scott McTominay of Scotland reacts as he inspects the pitch prior to the 150th Anniversary Heritage Match between Scotland and England at Hampden Park on September 12, 2023 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Scotland can qualify for the Euros tonight

The hosts will have most of their attention focused on England tonight but will also have one eye on events unfolding on the other side of the North Sea.

Norway are taking on Georgia in a Group A European Championship quaifying match and a draw will see Scotland become the first team to qualify for next year’s competition in Germany.

We’ll keep you updated on how things are progressing in that game.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 11: Andy Robertson (L) and Steve Clarke (R) during a Scotland training session at Lesser Hampden, on September 11, 2023, in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

England emerge to boos at Hampden Park

England players are first out for their warm-ups and have emerged to raucous boos inside Hampden Park. The seats are already filling out and we are 40 minutes away from kick-off.

There is going to be a cracking atmosphere inside the stadium as two fierce rivals lock horns once again and England will need to silence this crowd early or it could be a long evening.

England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, centre left, talks to England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, centre right, during the international friendly soccer match between Scotland and England at the Hampden Park stadium in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2023. (AP PhotoScott Heppell)
England's Harry Kane, second left, is on the field before the international friendly soccer match between Scotland and England at the Hampden Park stadium in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2023. (AP PhotoScott Heppell)

A closer look at England’s anniversary shirt

Tonight celebrates the 150th anniversary of the first meeting between sport’s oldest rivals and to honour the moment both teams are wearing iconic celebration shirts to mark the occasion.

England’s no-thrills design features a plain white old style top with the iconic Three Lions having a crown placed on top of the badge and the date 1872 inscribed beneath.

Take a look for yourself below!

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: A unique England warm-up shirt which bears the original crest from the first Scotland v England meeting in 1872, is seen prior to the 150th Anniversary Heritage Match between Scotland and England at Hampden Park on September 12, 2023 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Eddie Keogh - The FA/The FA via Getty Images)
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 12: A unique England warm-up shirt which bears the original crest from the first Scotland v England meeting in 1872, is seen prior to the 150th Anniversary Heritage Match between Scotland and England at Hampden Park on September 12, 2023 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Eddie Keogh - The FA/The FA via Getty Images)

Gianni Infantino in attendance for tonight’s game

It might only be a friendly, but FIFA president Gianni Infantino is in town and soaking up the atmosphere at Hampden Park. The FIFA head spared the expensive luxuries as he jetted into Glasgow on an easyJet flight for tonight’s match.


Steve Clarke has named an unchanged team from the side that eased past Cyprus in a 3-0 victory last time out.

Scotland supporters will be looking to Manchester United’s Scott McTominay to continue his terrific goalscoring run that see’s him joint lead the European Championship qualifying goalscoring charts with six strikes so far.

England will also have to be wary of the threats posed from midfield by Billy Gilmour and John McGinn.

STARTING XI: Gunn, Hickey, Robertson, McTominay, Tierney, McGinn, McGregor, Adams, Hendry, Gilmour, Porteous


England manager Gareth Southgate has named a strong line-up to take on Scotland, but it perhaps isn’t the strongest he could have named.

There are rare starts for Lewis Dunk and Kalvin Phillips, while Phil Foden is also pulled back into the fray. Declan Rice will partner Phillips in a midfield pivot that shows Southgate is wary of Scotland’s attack.

Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire both drop to the bench while Bukayo Saka joins them amongst the subs as well.

STARTING XI: Ramsdale, Walker, Guehi, Dunk, Trippier, Rice, Phillips, Foden, Bellingham, Rashford, Kane.

Good evening and thanks for joining us

Good evening and thanks for joining us for the 150th meeting of football’s oldest rivals. Tonight may be classed as a friendly but this will be anything but that as the two sides clash at Hampden Park in front of a baying crowd. Kick-off is at 7.45pm.

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