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McFadden: Scotland players feel they could've beaten England

Former Everton and Motherwell striker James McFadden says Scotland could've beat England at Wembley in Friday night's Euro 2020 0-0 draw.

He wrote for BBC Sport: "I've been saying it for months. I love Scotland, but it's not blind optimism. I know the players we have and what they are capable of.

"And, after a heroic effort at Wembley, they now have the chance to break new ground for the national team and make history.

"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.

"Being honest, I was pretty nervous on the morning of the Czech game, which isn't normal. But, leading up to the England game, I was calm. I thought England beating Croatia would help us, because I knew the feeling would be they would turn up and smash Scotland.

"Our players would have been hurting and would have known they'd need to put in a performance. And what a performance they delivered."

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