Scotland legend James McFadden has praised the likes of Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson after the nation’s 0-0 draw with England.

The point at Wembley in Scotland’s second group match at Euro 2020 means that a win over Croatia tonight would seal a knockout round spot. Liverpool man and Scotland captain Robertson was one of many excellent performers, as McFadden highlights.


The Liverpool man was one of many standouts. (Photo by FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

He said (BBC): “To go down and outperform England, just wow. I had faith in this team, but to a man Scotland were exceptional. On another day, we could have earned a famous and deserved victory. No doubt about it, England would have come away glad they got out of it with a point.

“The English perspective will all be about where it went wrong and what they needed to do better. It doesn’t matter. They could have had anyone on, they wouldn’t have had an impact given what Scotland put into that game.

“Andy Robertson has grown into the role of being captain brilliantly. In Kieran Tierney, we saw what we were missing against the Czech Republic ( a 2-0 loss in the opening Euro 2020 match). Billy Gilmour was the star man, but Callum McGregor and John McGinn covered everywhere. It was phenomenal.

“Grant Hanley didn’t give Harry Kane a kick, to the point he was subbed off without really doing anything. Stephen O’Donnell came in for a lot of stick after the Czech game, but he showed at Wembley why he should be in that team.”

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