Manchester United defender Harry Maguire had a moment to forget for England when he scored an own goal.

Can anything go right for Harry Maguire? At present, it really does not seem like it.

Gareth Southgate actually left him out of the England team for the friendly with Scotland, having started him against Ukraine at the weekend.

With England winning 2-0 at half-time, Southgate elected to bring Maguire on for the second half, aiming to give him some more minutes – and confidence. That probably backfired.

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Harry Maguire own goal

Harry Maguire needed only 22 minutes in the second half before his night went wrong, scoring a 67th minute own goal.

Maguire was attempting to cut out a cross from Andrew Robertson, instead he diverted the ball into his own net past a hapless Aaron Ramsdale.

The own goal briefly gave Scotland hope, after Phil Foden and Jude Bellingham scored in the first half.

England were able to hold firm, with Harry Kane scoring a third to re-extend the advantage.

One good moment for Harry Maguire

There was a good moment for Harry Maguire, after he was given the armband from Harry Kane when the striker was substituted off in the 83rd minute.

Maguire recently lost the captaincy at Manchester United, where he is used only as a fourth choice centre-back.

He still retains an important role for England, somewhat controversially given his lack of playing time at club level.

His own goal was symptomatic of his rustiness, and it will not have helped his confidence either. Not much is going right for him at present, and accidentally playing the ball into his own net just summed that up.

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