Scotland’s Euro 2020 adventure ends with defeat to Croatia

Published on June 23, 2021 - Duration: 01:00s

Scotland’s Euro 2020 adventure ends with defeat to Croatia

Scotland’s hopes of winning through to the knockout stages of a major tournament for the first time ended with a sobering 3-1 Euro 2020 defeat by Croatia at Hampden Park.The Scots, playing in their first major tournament since the 1998 France World Cup, needed a victory in their final Group D fixture to reach the last 16 but despite a big effort fell short again.Attacker Nikola Vlasic drove in the opener for Croatia in the 17th minute before Callum McGregor gave Steve Clarke’s side encouragement with a leveller three minutes from the break, his first international goal.


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Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom
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16th edition of the quadrennial football championship
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Association football stadium in Glasgow, Scotland

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