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Harry Maguire Says He Can Handle The Jeers After Scotland ‘Banter’

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The 30-year-old Manchester United centre-back was brought on at halftime in Glasgow before inadvertently handing the hosts a lifeline by clumsily prodding a low cross into his own net in the 67th minute.

Harry Kane Maguire said he can deal with hostile treatment from opposition sympathizers and that it takes the pressure off his England platoon mates after the protector was mocked by Scotland suckers following his own thing on Tuesday.

The 30- time-old Manchester United centre reverse was brought on at halftime in Glasgow with England leading 2- 0 before inadvertently handing the hosts a lifeline by clumsily prodding a low cross into his own net in the 67th nanosecond.

Maguire described his treatment by Scottish suckers as “ a little bit of badinage ”.

“It enough much takes the pressure down from my platoon mates and puts it all on myself, ” he told British media after England’s 3- 1 palm. “ It makes them play better, for sure.

“We knew coming then when you hear the public hymn and the way they discourteousness that, we knew it would be hostile and in the alternate half I got utmost of it.

“I’m happy to go with that, don’t worry about that. ”

Maguire, who joined United from Leicester City for 80 million pounds ($99.94 million) in 2019, was stripped of the club captaincy by director Erik ten Hag in July.

He has plodded for first- platoon football at the Premier League side and was linked with a move down from Old Trafford in the close season.

“The first four weeks were hard because it was one game a week and the director didn’t elect me, but we’ve lots of games coming over now and I’m sure I’ll play lots of games, ” he said.

Jude Bellingham stole the show with a thing and help as England extended their 24- time unbeaten run against Scotland in a 3- 1 friendly palm to mark the 150th anniversary of the first meeting between the nations. Phil Foden and Harry Kane were also on target as the Three Lions regulated the roar of Hampden Park and Scotland’s five- game winning band on Tuesday. The hosts had high expedients of a notorious palm in football’s oldest transnational institution after emotional triumphs over Spain and Erling Haaland’s Norway in recent months to close in on qualifying for Euro 2024.

But Scotland suffered a sobering evening as England proved a class piecemeal.

Bellingham was the pick of Gareth Southgate’s stars as the Real Madrid midfielder birled in the number 10 part he has shone in for the Spanish titans in the early weeks of the season.

“It’s just a freedom part really,” said Bellingham.” I know it depends on the system we play and we have got so numerous amazing players to accommodate.

“The platoon comes first always. I really enjoyed playing in that position moment.”

Southgate hailed the 116th clash between the sides as the renewal of a” great sporting contest” on the dusk of the game.

Still, the unattractive side of the enmity between the two sets of sympathizers was on show indeed before a ball was demurred.

After the English public hymn was drowned out by a chorus of booing, a nanosecond’s silence for former Scotland director Craig Brown was disintegrated by the down suckers. Know More Latest Football News…

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