England and Scotland fans have been involved in a clash in Leicester Square.

Police are currently at the scene and have formed a physical barrier between the two groups of supporters.

Thousands of Scottish fans gathered in central London before the 8pm kick off, but numbers began to reduce as the Euro 2020 game began - reports the Daily Record.

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A group of individuals, understood to be England fans, made their way to the busy area where Scots continued to party shortly before 9pm before the groups began facing off.

At least one person is reported to have been tackled to the ground by officers who are attempting to keep the two groups apart.

A statement from the City of Westminster Police said: “Police are currently engaging with opposing fans in Leicester Square.

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"Fans are now being escorted from the area however some scuffles have broken out.

"Please continue to avoid the area."

As the match started there were more respectful scenes as some of those gathered in the Trafalgar Square fan zone clapped as the England and Scotland players took the knee ahead of kick-off in a stance of solidarity against racism.

The game ended in a 0-0 draw.