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A look at five notable matches between England and Scotland

The pair will meet for the 115th time in Friday's Euro 2020 clash.

England and Scotland will meet for the 115th time in Friday's Euro 2020 clash.

The Three Lions lead the way on 48 wins but the Tartan Army can look back on a decent figure of 41 victories down the years, with 25 draws.

Here, the PA news agency looks back at five notable encounters between the two home nations.

England 9 Scotland 3, Wembley, April 15, 1961

Jimmy Greaves scoring England's third goal as the Three Lions went on to beat Scotland 9-3 at Wembley
Jimmy Greaves scored England's third goal as the Three Lions went on to beat Scotland 9-3 at Wembley (PA)

A Jimmy Greaves hat-trick condemned Scotland to their heaviest defeat in the fixture at the hands of a rampant England side. Johnny Haynes and Bobby Smith both scored twice, with Bobby Robson and Bryan Douglas also helping themselves to a goal apiece. Dave Mackay, Davie Wilson and Pat Quinn were on target for the visitors but could not prevent the humiliating defeat. Scotland goalkeeper Frank Haffey later emigrated to Australia.

England 2 Scotland 3, Wembley, April 15, 1967

Scotland's Jim Baxter (centre) is mobbed after helping to down Alf Ramsey's world champions in 1967
Scotland's Jim Baxter (centre) is mobbed after helping to down Alf Ramsey's world champions in 1967 (PA)

Nearly 100,000 fans packed out Wembley Stadium for Scotland's most famous victory over their rivals. England had won the World Cup less than 12 months prior and were undefeated in 19 matches but Denis Law broke the deadlock when he bundled home. Bobby Lennox doubled the lead, Jack Charlton – moved to an unfamiliar centre-forward role after picking up an injury – hauled the hosts back into the game with five minutes to go but Jim McCalliog restored Scotland's two-goal advantage. Geoff Hurst threatened a late comeback but Jim Baxter played 'keepy uppy' late on to waste time as Scotland fans crowned themselves 'the unofficial world champions'.

England 1 Scotland 2, Wembley, June 4, 1977

The goalposts did not last long at Wembley after Scotland's win in 1977
The goalposts did not last long at Wembley after Scotland's win in 1977 (PA)

A match more memorable for what happened after the final whistle, when Scotland fans invaded the pitch, ripped up sections of the turf and tore down the goalposts. Gordon McQueen powered a header past Ray Clemence and Kenny Dalglish scrambled the ball over the line to double the lead before Mick Channon scored a late penalty.

England 2 Scotland 0, Wembley, June 15, 1996

This hotly-anticipated clash, the first meeting between the sides for seven years. was given an even extra edge as a win was necessary to progress to the Euro 96 knockout stages. Alan Shearer headed England ahead shortly after the break before Gary McAllister had his penalty spectacularly saved by David Seaman 14 minutes from time – TV psychic Uri Geller later claimed he had moved the ball on the spot. Paul Gascoigne – at the time a Rangers player – flicked the ball over Colin Hendry before smashing home a volley to give England victory before unveiling a 'dentist chair' celebration – a reference to tabloid headlines ahead of the tournament.

Scotland 2 England 2, Hampden Park, June 10, 2017

For three magical minutes, the Scots believed they were on the verge of victory in Glasgow. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had fired Gareth Southgate's Three Lions' line-up ahead midway through the second half only for Leigh Griffiths to conjure two moments of sensational quality to put them ahead. He scored his first goal for his country on 87 minutes, whipping a stunning free-kick into Joe Hart's left-hand post before repeating the trick at the opposite side of the goal three minutes later. But the scenes of wild jubilation among the Tartan Army were quickly hushed as Harry Kane's stoppage-time equaliser saw England snatch away a point from this World Cup qualifier.

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Wednesday's key events


SKATEBOARDING
· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

HOCKEY
· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

ATHLETICS
· The men's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday will go down as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time, and the women will attempt to emulate that, with new world record holder Sydney McLaughlin of USA and Netherlands' Femke Bol the favourites for gold (3.30am)
· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

SAILING
· After a medal-laden day on the water on Tuesday, Great Britain will be looking for more success, starting with Luke Patience and Chris Grube in the men's 470-class medal race (6.33am)
· Team GB also have medal hopes in the women's event, with defending champion Hannah Mills looking to retain her crown alongside new teammate Eilidh McIntyre (7.33am)

BOXING
· Already guaranteed at least a bronze, Great Britain's Frazer Clarke faces Uzbekistan's Bakhodir Jalolov in the men's super heavyweight with a place in the gold medal bout up for grabs (7.03am)
· Ben Whittaker is also guaranteed a medal, but will look to ensure that is either gold or silver as he takes on Cuba's Arlen Lopez in the light heavyweight final (7.35am)

CYCLING
· World records have been tumbling in the velodrome, and another could go in the men's team pursuit final as Italy - new world record holders themselves - face Denmark (10.06am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Three Brits have made into into the final of the men's jumping individual final, including fastest qualifier Ben Maher, who will bid to inherit compatriot Nick Skelton's Olympic crown (11am)

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