Scotland forward Che Adams almost became a national hero in the opening minutes of tonight's Euro 2020 game against England.
Only a John Stone block prevented Adams putting Scotland ahead after just three minutes of the match at Wembley.
An early throw-in on the right-hand side saw a clever passing from Scotland give right-back Stephen O'Donnell space for a cut-back cross which was met in the box by the Birmingham attacker.
Adams met the ball cleanly, having dropped back from his marker, and sent a shot towards the far corner of England's goal.
The first chance of the game is a big one - and it goes the way of #SCOAdams' shot looked destined for the net... but John Stones had other ideas ❌#ENGSCO | #ITVFootball | #Euro2020 pic.twitter.com/mvBPvT6HfzJune 18, 2021
While England stopper Jordan Pickford looked beaten, centre-back John Stones was able to block the shot and snuff out the early chance.
While the effort was fruitless, the ease with which Scotland created the chance certainly sent a message to Gareth Southgate's side that this match would not be a walkover.
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