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Watch England vs Scotland at Euro 2020: Towering John Stones header hits woodwork in first half's best chance

John Stones, England vs Scotland
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England centre-back John Stones was the unlikely source of the best goalscoring opportunity during the early period of tonight's game against Scotland.

The Manchester City defender leapt to meet a corner just after 10 minutes of the match had been player, and sent a powerful header towards goal – only to be denied by the post.

Mason Mount's delivery was inch-perfect for the 6ft 2in Stones to meet, unchallenged, on the edge of the six-yard box, and was unlucky not to put the Three Lions ahead.

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The moment was probably the best goalscoring chance of the first half, which was a nervy affair – and which Scotland may feel they had the better of otherwise.

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