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Euro 2020 day eight: England held by Scotland, Sweden overcome Slovakia

Euro 2020 day eight: England held by Scotland, Sweden overcome Slovakia
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The point gives Steve Clarke's side hope but leaves Gareth Southgate's team with questions to answer.

Scotland put in a fine performance to earn a 0-0 draw against old rivals England in Group D at Wembley.

Steve Clarke's side were the better team in London and might have snuck a win with some better finishing.

The Three Lions were insipid and missed out on the chance to book their spot in the last 16.

In the other Group D game, Croatia and Czech Republic drew 1-1 at Hampden Park, with Patrik Schick's penalty cancelled out by Ivan Perisic's fine goal.

Emil Forsberg's second-half penalty for Sweden ensure they took a huge step towards the next stage as they top Group E on four points.

Post of the day

Great Scot

Scotland kept their qualification hopes alive after an impressive performance in a 0-0 draw with England at Wembley
Scotland kept their qualification hopes alive after an impressive performance in a 0-0 draw with England at Wembley (Nick Potts/PA)

Quote of the day

Graeme Souness has a blunt assessment of England's performance against Scotland.

He's going home

The recovery of Christian Eriksen has been a heartwarming tale in recent days after his cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening game against Finland at the weekend. The Inter Milan midfielder was discharged from hospital on Friday and even went to see his team-mates at the training camp.

Stat attack

Perisic showed his longevity in Glasgow as well as class as he continued his run of scoring at major tournaments.

Up next

June 19

Hungary v France (Group F, Budapest, 1400)
Portugal v Germany (Group F, Munich, 1700)
Spain v Poland (Group E, Seville, 2000)

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Sunday's key events


GOLF
· The men's golf reaches its conclusion, with plenty of players still in medal contention. Home favourite Hideki Matsuyama is one shot off Xander Schauffele's lead, while Great Britain's Paul Casey is another shot further back and Tommy Fleetwood is also in the mix (11.30pm-8am)

CYCLING - BMX
· Great Britain have already made history in the BMX events in Tokyo, something Charlotte Worthington and Declan Brooks will be looking to add to in the women's (2.10am) and men's (3.10am) freestyle finals

SWIMMING
· The final day of swimming action begins with the men's 50m freestyle final. Ben Proud could add to a medal-laden Games in the pool for Team GB so far, although he is up against USA's Caeleb Dressel, who is going for his fourth gold in Tokyo (2.30am)
· From sprint to endurance, Great Britain's second medal hope of the day comes through Daniel Jervis in the men's 1500m freestyle final (2.44am)
· Team GB will again be among the heavy favourites for gold in the last swimming event of the Games - the men's 4x100m medley relay final - having won the mixed event in a world record time on Saturday (3.36am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Pat McCormack takes part in the men's welterweight semi-final against Ireland's Aidan Walsh with a spot in the gold medal final at stake (4.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also in the semi-finals of the men's light heavyweight and will be looking to continue Team GB's success in the ring (4.51am)

TENNIS
· There will be a surprise on the top of the men's tennis podium after Novak Djokovic missed out on a medal altogether. Alexander Zverev takes on Karen Khachanov in the second match on Centre Court at the Ariake Tennis Park (7am-2pm)

SAILING
· Alison Young will be going for gold in the women's laser radial medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Max Whitlock will look to defend his 2016 Olympic title in the men's pommel horse final (10.41am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's high jump final includes GB's Tom Gale, although his chances of a medal look bleak (11.10am)
· So often the blue-riband event of the Olympics, the men's 100m final takes place as the world's fastest bid to be crowned Usain Bolt's successor. Three Brits have made it into the semi-finals (11.15am-11.32am), and the final looks wide open after an underwhelming display by favourite Trayvon Bromell on Saturday (1.50pm)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain face India in the men's quarter-final (1pm)

> Today's schedule in full
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EFL Cup
Olympic Games Men's Football
Scottish Premiership
Pre-Season Friendlies
Portuguese Super Cup
Taca da Liga
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Belgian Pro League
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Swedish Allsvenskan
Danish Superliga
Finnish Veikkausliiga
League of Ireland Premier
Belarusian Premier League
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Major League Soccer
Brasileiro
Copa Diego Maradona
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Chinese Super League
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