Football Tips: Paul Ince’s 3 punts for England v Scotland – including 9/2 play

The Guv'nor knows a thing or two about England v Scotland.


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Paddy ambassador and 53 capped England midfielder Paul Ince has rocked up to deliver the definitive verdict on The Three Lions’ huge clash with Scotland on Friday night. England won their opening Euro 2020 game against Croatia while The Tartan Army have it all to do after losing 2-0 to the Czech Republic on Monday.


Ince started the last time England hosted Scotland at the Euros in 1996 and he’s expecting a similar outcome in this game. But what are Ince’s best bets for Friday’s huge clash?

Friday 8pm: England v Scotland

Scotland need to get something here. The Scottish team and Scottish fans had such high hopes for this squad. You look at the squad and they’ve got some very good players like Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney, Scott McTominay and John McGinn.

They’ve got enough good players and they could qualify for the next stage but they’ve got to get past England first which is going to be tough. The more games you play the more you grow into the tournament.

Friday 8pm: England v Scotland
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I thought England were very, very good for 15-20 minutes, after that it was just a professional job against Croatia. They have to raise their game, England. They have to be better and I’m sure they will. I can’t see England losing this game. I’m going to go back to Euro ’96 and say England 2 Scotland 0.

I like Raheem Sterling, he seems to be the one that some of the England fans pick out for criticism, but he’s always been very, very good for England and it was great to see him get his goal on Sunday against Croatia. I think he’ll come into this game buzzing with confidence and busting to get on that pitch so I fancy Sterling to Score Anytime. I think we’ll also see Harry Kane Sore Anytime and get the other one. England to Win 2-0.

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Incey’s tips for England v Scotland

England to Win 2-0
Raheem Sterling to Score Anytime
Harry Kane to Score Anytime

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