Wright, Lineker and more: Twitter reacts as England beat Scotland
Ian Wright and Gary Lineker both tweet their thoughts as England beat Scotland 3-1 at Celtic Park
Wayne Rooney scored twice as England beat Scotland 3-1 in Tuesday’s friendly clash at Celtic Park.
Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gave England the lead in the 32nd minute with a glancing header from Jack Wilshere’s pass.
England captain Rooney then doubled the lead shortly after half time with an instinctive close-range header.
Andrew Robertson pulled a goal back for Scotland but Rooney scored again from an Adam Lallana pass to seal the victory.
Tuesday’s big game inevitably prompted plenty of activity on Twitter – and here are some of our favourite updates.
Ex-Liverpool man Neil Mellor (@NeilMellor33) is impressed by Rooney’s first strike: “Great placement from Rooney with that header to make it a great start to second half!”
Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) watches Rooney edge toward’s England’s all-time goal-scorer record: “Yes! Get in there, just 4 to go @WayneRooney . It’s crap being second anyway. Feel Rooney’s breath on the back of my neck.”
Celebrity Arsenal fan Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) is happy to see Wilshere perform well once again: “Another top class performance by @JackWilshere – silencing more of his snipers with every game now.”
Arsenal legend Ian Wright (@IanWright0) agrees: “Excellent again tonight @JackWilshere”
Joey Barton (@Joey7Barton) gives his post-match verdict: “Smalling and Shaw solid, although hardly tested. Wilshere good again. Rooney good leaders performance. Clyne very impressive. MOMS for me.”
Mark Bright (@Mark__Bright) is a happy man: “We came, we saw, we conquered, well done #England #Neverindoubt #GodSaveQueen”
Tennis star Jamie Murray (@jamie_murray) accepts the result: “England way better tonight but gotta think scotland were jaded from physicality/intensity of the Ireland game #SCOENG”
And finally, Stoke forward Peter Crouch (@petercrouch) is impressed: “Result never in doubt tonight . Impressive #ScotvEng”