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Scotland take on England in their second group game of the European Championship and left-back Kieran Tierney could be in line to start.

The Arsenal man missed their opening game vs Czech Republic on Monday due to an injury but he has returned to training and according to manager Steve Clarke, Kieran Tierney has a chance of starting against England.

“He’s got a chance,” said Clarke, as per the BBC. “He did a little bit of light training today and we’ll see how he progresses.”

The left-back missed the game on Monday due to a niggle forcing the manager to bring in Liam Cooper into the three-man central defensive line but if he is fully fit by Friday then Kieran Tierney will come straight back into the starting XI.

Scotland lost their first game 2-0 meaning they are currently at the bottom of the table but their manager has dismissed the idea that his players are deflated going into the England game.

“The players are fine, completely relaxed and know what they have to do,” said the manager. “We need to get the points required to get out of the group and we still have the chance to do that.


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“So, all the doom and gloom that followed the result – not the performance, the result – should be put to one side. My job is to analyse the performance and unfortunately most people just look at the result.

“They are a group of players that are determined to do well for their country. I think that’s shown over the last number of games. We want to keep learning, we want to keep getting better and that’s what we’ll strive to do.

“Sometimes you have to take a negative result and hopefully we bounce back stronger.”

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