Video: Mason Mount fires wide with early close-range chance for England against Scotland

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It looked as though England were about to take the lead in tonight’s massive Euros clash against rivals Scotland, but Chelsea icon Mason Mount fired wide of the post from just a couple of yards out.

In the 12th minute of the tie, Raheem Sterling tricked himself into a bit of space when he caught Scott McTominay with a feint before the winger picked out Mount with a tidy low cross into the middle.

Mount charged forward but somehow managed to poke the ball wide, in a passage of play that should’ve ended with the Three Lions taking the lead.

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The hotly-anticipated encounter has been far too closely-matched for England’s liking, considering how heavily favoured Gareth Southgate’s men were coming into the tie.

It’s certainly not fans would’ve been expecting from Mount, who was in red-hot form heading into the European Championships.

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