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England vs Scotland - Euro 2020 LIVE: Build-up, team news and updates

Of course it's not just Scotland fans getting into the atmosphere of this game, streets are decked out in the flag of St George, while one tattoo artist is on the 'it's coming home' train.

Although to me he has not quite finished the job... I hope that is not an omen for this European Championship.

Harry Kane was a bit quiet in the 1-0 win over Croatia, but dropping him now for the clash against Scotland would be madness as Sportsmail's chief sports writer MARTIN SAMUEL explains...

Let's check in on what's on the line sporting wise this evening...

It's easy to get caught up on the occasion of 'England vs Scotland' alone and forget what is actually on the line.

'Derby' pressure aside, England have a cushion heading into the game after their opening win over Croatia, and a victory at Wembley would book them a spot in the last-16.

Scotland are not quite in must-win territory yet but after a 2-0 loss by the Czech Republic they can ill afford another defeat.

Should they fall again against Gareth Southgate's men and Croatia don't beat the Czechs this afternoon, they will be staring elimination in the face heading into their final group game, hoping three points against Croatia (and maybe a padded goal difference) could see them progress as one of the best teams finishing their group in third place.

Former England star Paul Ince is backing a 2-0 victory over Scotland

Paul Ince featured in England's 2-0 win over Scotland just over 25 years ago at Euro '96 (you may have heard some references to it recently), and the former Manchester United midfielder is predicting a similar result this evening.

'England were superb for 20 minutes against Croatia, after that it was a professional job', he told Paddy Power. 'England must raise their game, though I can’t see us losing. It will be a repeat of the result in Euro 96: England 2 Scotland 0.

'Raheem Sterling is a player that English fans pick out for criticism, but he's always been very good for England, and it was great to see him get his goal against Croatia. I fancy Sterling to score again, with Harry Kane getting the other goal.”

'Scotland need something from this game. If they lose, they’re out of the tournament. There were such high hopes for Scotland’s squad, they’ve got brilliant players like Andy Robertson and Scott McTominay. They’re good enough to qualify for the next stage, but they’ve got to get past England first, which is tough. '

Paul Ince has backed Raheem Sterling (left) and Harry Kane (right) to fire England to a 2-0 win

Mind you, some fans have already gone a bit too wild ahead of the game in way of their choice of refreshments. This particular incident could have been a lot worse...

The big news coming out of this morning is that Gareth Southgate looks set to tweak a winning team following the 1-0 victory over Croatia by rotating his full-backs, dropping Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker and replacing them with Luke Shaw and Reece James. More on that here...

One of British sport's biggest matches in many years is edging closer...

It's not very often England and Scotland meet in football, let alone competitively. But for the first time in just over 25 years they are going head-to-head once again at a major tournament when they clash in a Euro 2020 group encounter this evening.

The fixture alone makes it a major highlight for the tournament, but there is plenty riding on this which we will get into as the 8pm kick-off draws closer as I welcome you to our live build up of England vs Scotland. Good afternoon to you all..

Scotland fans prepare to travel down from Edinburgh to watch their side take on England

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