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Key Events

90' + 1'
W. Rooney
Yellow Card
82'
M. Ritchie
R. Snodgrass
79'
C. Paterson
I. Anya
75'
J. Vardy
D. Sturridge
66'
J. McArthur
J. Morrison
61'
W. Rooney
Assist
61'
G. Cahill
Goal
57'
G. Cahill
Yellow Card
56'
L. Griffiths
Yellow Card
50'
D. Rose
Assist
50'
A. Lallana
Goal
23'
K. Walker
Assist
23'
D. Sturridge
Goal
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2
3
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Stats

Possession
% %
1
7
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 2
Total Passes 618 282

Commentary

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The result will place Gordon Strachan under immense pressure as his side are in danger of failing to qualify for a major tournament once again. In the other dugout an ugly win for the Three Lions will not satisfy too many people, but Gareth Southgate may have strengthened his claim on the full-time manager's job just a little bit.
England were far from convincing this evening, but goals from Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana and Gary Cahill have guided the Three Lions to victory over the Auld Enemy. Scotland were made to rue a series of missed chances, especially at the start of the second half and were made to pay by the home side.
FULL-TIME ENGLAND 3-0 SCOTLAND
90' + 2' The referee ends the contest.
90' + 2' CHANCE! Griffiths goes for goal from 30 yards, and his strike almost finds the top corner, but just fails to dip enough to land under crossbar.
W. Rooney
Yellow Card
England
90' + 1' Rooney loses possession to Griffiths and then hacks him down as he advances on goal. Another deserved booking for an England player.
90' There will be two minutes of added time.
88' It's become far too easy for England to knock the ball around the pitch. The fight and passion seen from Scotland at the start of the game has gone.
85' England are doing their utmost to see out the victory here by just knocking the ball around at the back. Their performance has not been outstanding, but it has been good enough to claim the three points this evening.
83' CHANCE! Sterling continues to get chances, but he fails to hit the target again as the ball bounces around the box and both Rooney and Vardy fail to capitalise. The City winger strikes the ball with venom, but Berra is there to make the block.
M. Ritchie
R. Snodgrass
Scotland
82' Snodgrass is withdrawn for the final eight minutes to be replaced by Ritchie.
81' Dier takes the set-piece, but his effort is deflected behind for a corner as England keep the pressure on the visitors.
80' Sterling makes a surging run through the middle of the park, but he gets caught by Brown and England have a free-kick in a decent position.
C. Paterson
I. Anya
Scotland
79' Anya is too injured to continue and is replaced by Paterson.
78' Anya goes down in pain after diving in on the ball from Sterling's low effort, and he requires treatment on the pitch.
77' CHANCE! Sterling frustrates his team-mates and the home fans at Wembley by spurning another opening in front of goal. First he runs into a crowd of players on the edge of the box, but he wins it back only to try to pick ouf Vardy in the six-yard area, only to see the ball head out for a goal-kick.
J. Vardy
D. Sturridge
England
75' Sturridge has had a quiet second half and makes way for Vardy.
72' Scotland are looking fairlyd dejected. They don't deserve to be losing by such a wide margin, but have been made to pay for their lack of clinical edge in front of goal. They have to ensure that this result does not become out of hand.
70' MISS! Sterling misses a glorious chance to add a fourth for the home side as he blazes his effort over the bar from two yards. Henderson played a neat one-two to open up the right flank and his delivery was even better to find Sterling at the back post, but he somehow missed the target.
67' Lallana makes a good run down the left flank and cuts the ball back into the middle for Rooney, but the captain fails to make contact to the lofted cross in the box.
J. McArthur
J. Morrison
Scotland
66' McArthur comes on for the visitors to replace Morrison.
63' Rose dives in with a thunderous challenge just inside the box on Snodgrass. Hull fans will shudder to see the tackle, but the referee dismisses Scotland's penalty claims. The winger appears to be ok, but that was a firm tackle from the England left-back.
W. Rooney
Assist
England
61' Rooney's not had the best of games, but he produces a quality cross to find his team-mate to allow him to apply the finish.
G. Cahill
Goal
England
61' GOAL!!! England kill the game off as Cahill nods home from close range from Rooney's corner. The defender pulled off his man at the near post and guided his effort beyond the desperate hand of Gordon to find the back of the net.
60' England are beginning to turn the screw here by keeping possession on the edge of the box. A surge from Rose wins a corner on the left flank.
59' Rooney does well to latch on to Walker's looping cross to the back post and the skipper puts the ball back into a dangerous area, forcing Hanley to clear his lines just inches from the goal-line.
58' CHANCE! Snodgrass lifts the resulting free-kick into the box and although it is cleared, Griffiths hits a first-time effort on the edge of the box, only to send his strike narrowly over the crossbar.
G. Cahill
Yellow Card
England
57' Cynical from Cahill as he loses possession to Forrest and then pulls back the winger as he attempts to drive forward. Deserved booking.
L. Griffiths
Yellow Card
Scotland
56' Griffiths heads into the book for a late challenge on Rose.
54' CHANCE! Forrest sends a low throughball for the run of Morrison and the West Brom man takes one touch before firing at goal with his left foot, but his effort is well saved by Hart.
52' Strachan must be sick on the touchline as his side dominated the opening five minutes of the half and now find themselves 2-0 down.
D. Rose
Assist
England
50' Rose's movement comes to the fore as he finds space down the left and lifts a sublime cross into the middle for Lallana to convert.
A. Lallana
Goal
England
50' GOAL!!! England make Scotland pay by breaking upfield and scoring their second goal through Lallana. Rose makes a fine run down the left and his cross is even better for the Liverpool man in the middle to direct his header beyond the reach of Gordon.
50' BLOCK! Stones makes a vital block at the near post to deny Snodgrass. Scotland carve England apart again down the left, but the Hull City man cannot take the opportunity as he fails to fire Wallace's cross past Hart.
49' CHANCE! Scotland spurn another great chance to equalise as they hit England on the break. Wallace is played into space and he cuts the ball back across goal for Griffiths. He does a neat dummy to sell the Three Lions defenders short and Forrest strikes, but he puts his effort wide of the post.
47' Anya gets in behind Rose for the first time this evening, but he lets himself down with his cross, slicing it out for a goal-kick. 
46' Cahill attempts to pick out Walker on the flank, but sends his pass straight out of play. Not the best start to the half.
46' We're back underway at Wembley.
The players are back out for the second half, so we should be underway shortly.
England lead through Daniel Sturridge's 24th-minute strike, but Gareth Southgate will not be overly satisfied with his side's performance. Scotland have had ample opportunities to get on the scoresheet, but have failed to find the net. Both teams are in dire need of an injection of quality in the second period.
HALF-TIME: ENGLAND 1-0 SCOTLAND
45' The referee brings the first half to an end.
43' Stones sparks an England break through the middle and Lallana keeps the attack alive by finding Sterling on the edge of the box. The Liverpool man offers an overlap for the winger, but Sterling goes alone and is dispossessed by Brown.
42' The tempo of the match has dropped significantly over the last few minutes. Both sides are struggling for quality in the final third.
40' Hanley's not having a great time in the England box following his poor header 10 minutes go, he now gives away a free-kick for a push on Dier preventing anyone from captalising on Snodgrass' delivery into the area.
38' Lallana has space to raid into and he finds Rooney on the left flank in support. The England captain takes a good first touch, but his second in an attempt to cross the ball into the middle is cleared with ease by Anya.
37' PENALTY SHOUT! Rose gets behind Snodgrass and he goes down under slight contact from the Scotland winger right on the byline, but the referee dismisses his appeal.
35' England attempt to carve Scotland open, but Morrison nips in with a timely challenge to win the ball on the edge of the box to kill a promising move from the hosts. A long ball forward from Snodgrass tried to catch Cahill out, but he calmly nodded the ball back to Hart, with Griffiths lurking.
33' OVER! Scotland work the ball well down the left to create room in the middle of the park. Fletcher weaves his way past Rooney's challenge to open up space for a strike, but he fails to hit the target with his right-footed effort.
32' England have not settled since taking the lead and the visitors are doing all the pressing at the moment. Southgate will not be pleased with his side's display since edging ahead, with his captain in particularly at the top of his game.
30' CHANCE! Rooney gifts the ball to Griffiths claiming that Henderson was fouled in the process. The striker continues with the referee's permission, and with support from Brown he opts to go for goal from distance, but his effort is deflected into Hart's hands.
28' OVER! Scotland should be level as Hanley misses a free header from six yards out. The Newcastle defender peeled off his man to latch on to the corner from the right, but he could only lift his headed effort over the crossbar. A huge opportunity spurned by Hanley.
26' CHANCE! Scotland almost respond immediately as a clearance from a Snodgrass free-kick falls to Griffiths on the edge of the box. He powers a strike towards the net, but Cahill puts his body on the line to divert it behind for a corner.
K. Walker
Assist
England
23' Walker does well to remain in an advanced position on the right and he supplies a perfect cross for Sturridge to head home.
D. Sturridge
Goal
England
23' GOAL!!!! England take the lead as Sturridge heads home from close range. Sterling created the opening by shooting from distance, and although his effort was blocked the Scotland defence failed to reorganise and Walker guided a pinpoint cross on the Liverpool man's head, leaving him to apply the finish.
22' England play a short corner and Henderson has space and time to strike at goal, but his effort is too low to cause problems and the visitors come away with the ball once again.
21' BLOCK! Rooney fires an effort towards goal, but the Scotland wall does its job and his strike is deflected wide for a corner.
21' Sterling is brought down again 25 yards from goal, and this time Rooney will be able to strike an effort at goal.
19' England have two chances to put a quality delivery into the box as Sterling is brought down on the right. The first cross from Rooney is well cleared, and the Scotland defence continue their strong rearguard display with another good headed clearance from Lallana's follow-up.
18' Dier wins the ball in the middle of the park and Rooney releases the run of Lallana. The Liverpool man has space and time to pick out a team-mate but lifts his cross over every white shirt in the area.
17' Both teams are struggling for rhythm with the ball, but that will concern Southgate more than Strachan at this stage of proceedings.
15' Scotland try to play the ball out from the left corner and Wallace sends a pass across his own box, but fortunately for him it lands perfeclty for Anya to bring the visitors forward.
13' PENALTY SHOUT! Sterling goes in chase of the ball in the box and gets clattered into by Wallace, but the referee dismisses his claims for a penalty. Unneccessary challenge from the Scotland left-back.
12' Stones attempts to play the ball out from the back and Griffiths puts him under pressure. He plays a hurried pass to Henderson, who does the same across to Walker, but the Three Lions eventually bring it away from their own box.
11' Scotland clear an England probe with ease and Brown does well to latch onto Griffiths's flick to burst into the home side's half. However, Rose gets back in time to win a throw-in for Southgate's men to quell the danger.
10' Lallana wants the ball in front of his own box, but he turns straight into Fletcher. Cahill asks Hart to collect the ball, but the defender is put under pressure and clears it out for a throw-in.
9' Rose clears the danger and England come forward through Lallana. He and Sterling combine down the left flank to put the Scots under pressure, but their defence holds firm under first attack from the Three Lions.
8' Rooney catches Brown late on the flank and Snodgrass has the opportunity to send a cross into the box from the right wing once again.
6' England's turn to threaten from a free-kick and Lallana sends the ball to the back post for Cahill, but Hanley beats him in the air and Gordon claims with ease.
5' A foul on Snodgrass allows the Hull City man to whip a cross into the box, and although his delivery is good one, the referee blows for an infringement against the visitors.
4' Morrison robs Stones of possession on the halfway line and Scotland are allowed to break down the left. Forrest cuts inside on his right foot, but Walker deflects his strike straight to Hart.
3' Stones clears Snodgrass' cross into the box, but only as far as Fletcher on the edge of the box. The Scotland skipper strikes his effort on the half-volley, but he scuffs his attempt into the hands of Hart.
2' A short back-pass from Morrison almost allows Lallana to capitalise, but Gordon is quickly off his line to boot the ball downfield.
1' We're underway at Wembley.
A minute's silence is observed at Wembley for Rememberance Day. Kick-off is just moments away.
The players are making their way out on to the field, so we should be underway shortly.
There have been some memorable matches between these sides in recent memory, including England's 2-0 win over the Scots in Euro 96 when Paul Gascoigne scored an outstanding volleyed finished before celebrating in the 'dentist's chair'. Can one of the players tonight produce a similar moment of magic?
Strachan has rung the changes this evening, making eight in total. Craig Gordon returns between the sticks, making his first start in a competitive fixture since 2009. Christophe Berra, Ikechi Anya, Lee Wallace, James Forrest, James Morrison, Scott Brown and Lee Griffiths also come into the fold.
Southgate has made three changes to his side tonight, which sees Wayne Rooney brought back into the starting line-up to captain the team behind Daniel Sturridge in attack. Raheem Sterling and Adam Lallana also return to the side, having missed the draw against Slovenia due to injury.
Scotland subs: Marshall, Hamilton, Kingsley, R Martin, Paterson, Ritchie, Burke, Bannan, McArthur, Fletcher, C Martin, Naismith.
Scotland (4-1-4-1): Gordon; Anya, Berra, Hanley, Wallace; Fletcher; Forrest, Brown, Morrison, Snodgrass; Griffiths.
England subs: Heaton, Pickford, Bertrand, Jagielka, Clyne, Wilshere, Lingard, Townsend, Walcott, Kane, Vardy, Rashford.
England (4-2-3-1): Hart; Walker, Stones, Cahill, Rose; Henderson, Dier; Sterling, Rooney, Lallana; Sturridge.
The team news has been confirmed and we'll start with the home side.
Scotland beat Malta emphatically in their first match of qualifying, but have struggled since. Strachan's men were grateful for a late James McArthur header to avoid defeat to Lithuania at home, while they were hammered by Slovakia 3-0 in their last outing. They need a positive result tonight.
England are in decent position on top of Group F, having won two and drawn one of their three qualifying matches to date. The Three Lions put in a tepid performance in their last outing against Slovenia, and Southgate will be keen to see an improvement in both the result and the display of his side.
Gordon Strachan's men are in dire need of a victory this evening having been hammered by Slovakia in their last outing, while Gareth Southgate will be aiming to register his second win as Three Lions boss.
The Battle of Britain begins as England and Scotland lock horns for the first of the two qualifying matches they will play against each other in Group F. 
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the World Cup qualifying clash between England and Scotland at Wembley.
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