Check out theteams news, match stats and betting odds for England v Scotlandat Wembley on Friday, everything that you need to know ahead of the game.

Team News

Gareth Southage has already been forced to make two changes to his latest squad with Fraser Forster and Danny Drinkwater both withdrawing to be replaced by Aaron Cresswell and Jordan Pickford.

Harry Kane may return to the England line-up after he recently made his Tottenham return following a lengthy spell out injured, but will he be partnered by captain Wayne Rooney up top or will Rooney play in a deeper position?

Dele Alli is another key player that will be missing from Friday's game, but Jack Wilshere has been recalled.

As for scotland, Robert Snodgrass made a timely return for his club Hull City on Sunday, and the Scots will be equally pleased that the winger is fit for the England game.

Celtic captain Scott Brown has come out of retirement for this game and could feature for the Tartan Army, whilst Aston Villa's Alan Hutton has just announced his international retirement.

Betting Tips

Many of the bookies make England the favourites to defeat Scotland at Wembley, unsurprisingly given the Three Lions previous record over the Scots.

Gordon Strachan's visitors are outsiders to return to Scotlandwith all three points at 8/1 with Betfred and 17/2 at SkyBet, and the draw can be backed at 7/2 with SkyBet or Betfred at 18/5.

WhilstEnglandare the favourites to secure the points at 4/11, again with SkyBet.

Englandstriker Harry Kaneis favourite be thefirst goalscorer at 10/3 with SkyBet, whilst the top Scotland first goalscorercontender is Leigh Griffiths at 10/1, followed by Steven Fletcher at 11/1. England to win 3-0, 3-1 or 3-2 is priced at 7/2, a 1-1, 2-2 or 3-3 draw is valued at 11/2, whilst 10/1 is the price available for Scotland to secure 1-0, 2-0 or 2-1 victory at Wembley.


  • Scotland have wononly one game of their last nine international matches withEngland, winningone, drawing one and losing seven.
  • Gordon Strachan's side have failed to score in three of their last four games away from home turf.
  • The Three Lions failed to score in their last international, which ended 0-0 v Slovenia - it has been over three years since Englandwent two consecutive international games without scoring a goal.