Germany vs Scotland UEFA Euro 2024 Highlights | Germany thrash Scotland by 5-1 in the opening game

Julian Nagelsmann's Germany thrashed Steve Clarke's Scotland by 5-1 in the opening fixture of the UEFA Euro 2024 at the Allianz Arena on Friday.

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Jamal Musiala was the player of the match.

Julian Nagelsmann's Germany thrashed Steve Clarke's Scotland in the opening fixture of the UEFA Euro 2024 at the Allianz Arena on Friday. The hosts thrashed the Scottish team by 5-1 in the opening game as Florian Writz, Jamal Musiala, Kai Havertz, Niclas Fullkrug and Emre Can netted the goals for Germany. Meanwhile, Scotland's lone goal came through Antonio Rudiger's own goal.

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In this game, Florian Wirtz has become the youngest player to score for Germany at a EURO tournament at 21 years and 42 days old. Moreover, this is also the biggest-ever margin of defeat in a Euros opener ever. Along with that, with 28 wins, Germany now have become the team with the most wins in Euro history.

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  • Jun 15, 2024 02:59 IST

  • Jun 15, 2024 02:58 IST
    Any guesses for the POTM?

  • Jun 15, 2024 02:40 IST

     Germany had an ideal performance from which to build; the tournament wasn't won today, but this was a mission accomplished with full marks in terms of creating euphoria.

  • Jun 15, 2024 02:38 IST
    90' + 3' | A stunner by EMRE CAN | GER 5-1 SCO

    Five for Germany! The hosts enter Scotland's penalty area with a rapid exchange of precise passes. Müller spots Can just outside of the penalty area, who curls a clinical strike beyond Gunn's dive.


    Emre Can scores the 5th Goal for Germany -

  • Jun 15, 2024 02:32 IST
    87'| Rudiger Own Goal | GER 4 - 1 SCO

    Scotland have their first goal of the finals! Robertson bounces his delivery across the penalty area, evading a queue of players to reach McKenna. The substitute's angled header is diverted over Neuer by Rüdiger, dropping into the net at the far post.


  • Jun 15, 2024 02:28 IST
    74| Substitution. Musiala goes out.

    An excellent evening's work comes to a close for Musiala, whose strike for the second goal was comparably emphatic to Füllkrug's finish.

  • Jun 15, 2024 02:23 IST
    70 | Goal! Füllkrug makes 4-0 for Germany.

    It's 12 goals in 17 international appearances for Füllkrug now.

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:55 IST
    FOUL | Yellow card for TAH | 61"

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:55 IST
    FOUL | Yellow card for TAH | 61"

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:51 IST
    Wirtz almost getting his second | 57'

    Another brilliant cross from Musiala from the left. Wirtz couldn't make the most of it.

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:48 IST

    Germany keeping possession and looking for their fourth against 10 men Scotland.

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:41 IST
    FOUL | Yellow Card for Anthony Rolston | 47'

    Yellow card for Anthony Rolston for charging Musiala.

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:39 IST
    HALFTIME | GER 3-0

    Germany are only the second team to score 3+ goals in the 1st half of an EURO game after France (3 v Belgium in 1984, 4 v Iceland in 2016).

  • Jun 15, 2024 01:21 IST
    Goal!!!! | Kai Havertz scores a penalty GER 3-0 SCO | 45'

    Kai Havertz put Germany with another goal before halftime. Goes through right past Angus Gunn. GER 3-0 SCO

    Havertz scores the 3rd Goal for Germany -

  • Jun 15, 2024 00:53 IST
    Scotland faces a penalty | Porteous gets a red card | 44'

    Porteous gets a red card for a charge against Gundogan in the penalty box. Kai Havertz taking the penalty

  • Jun 15, 2024 00:44 IST
    Goal!!!! | Wirtz scores the opener | 10'

    What a start for Germany! Florian Wirtz scores the first goal of the UEFA Euro 2024. Kimmich receives a pass on the right flank and picks Wirtz at the edge of the box with a perfect pass. Wirtz goes for a first-time shot. The ball hits the post and ends up inside the net.

  • Jun 15, 2024 00:38 IST
    Good start for Germany | 4'

    Scotland is yet to settle in the match while Germany are off to a fiery start.

  • Jun 15, 2024 00:34 IST
    The first half begins

    The first half of the Euro 2024 opening match between host Germany and Scotland begins at the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany. 

  • Jun 15, 2024 00:02 IST
    Starting XIs


     Neuer; Kimmich, Rüdiger, Tah, Mittelstadt; Andrich, Kroos; Musiala, Gündogan (c), Wirtz; Havertz.
    Subs: Baumann, ter Stegen, Raum, Gross, Füllkrug, Fuhrich, Müller, Beier, Schlotterbeck, Anton, Sané, Henrichs, Koch, Can, Undav.


    Gunn; Porteous, Hendry, Tierney; Ralston, McTominay, McGregor, Robertson (c); Christie, McGinn; Adams.
    Subs: Kelly, Clark, Hanley, Shankland, Gilmour, Cooper, Armstrong, Morgan, Conway, Jack, McCrorie, McLean, Taylor, Forrest, McKenna.

    Referee: Clément Turpin (France)

  • Jun 14, 2024 21:11 IST

  • Jun 14, 2024 21:08 IST
    Head to head stats

    Matches: 17

    Germany: 8

    Draw: 5

    Scotland:  4

  • Jun 14, 2024 20:58 IST
    Fourth time for Germany

    This is the fourth time Germany will be hosting the UEFA Euro Cup alone. 

  • Jun 14, 2024 20:57 IST
    Tonight's venue

    Munich Football Arena -

  • Jun 14, 2024 20:51 IST
    Match details

    Match: Germany vs Scotland

    Tournament: UEFA Euro 2024

    Date: 15 June 2024

    Time: 12.30 am IST 

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