Do England stand a chance against Scotland’s tiki-taka geniuses at the Star Sixes tournament?
It’s like watching Spain.
Star Sixes is the sort of tournament football fans dream of, as famous names from years past line up in a six-a-side tournament to see if they’ve still got it.
And gracing this particular tournament are some pretty big names, such as Michael Owen, Roberto Carlos, Carles Puyol and Jay-Jay Okocha.
All great stuff – even better though is that the groups look phenomenal – Group C in particular should prove intriguing, including four teams to have won major tournaments in the past 25 years: Denmark, France, Germany and Portugal.
And in Group A England face Scotland in their second group fixture – on paper it should be an easier encounter for the Three Lions than their 4-1 defeat against Spain.
However, not many people counted on Scotland showing up with tiki-taka, the famous passing tactic, in their locker.
Eight passes, 12 touches, three players – what a goal from Mark Burchill.
Scotland’s 3-1 win against Mexico put them second in the group, ahead of England and a single goal behind Spain. And there were other neat goals involved in their group opener too.
Nice finish from Ferguson pic.twitter.com/c7rRHSwkYW— Star Sixes (@StarSixes) July 13, 2017
A lovely scooped effort from Barry Ferguson.
So do England stand a chance? Well it’s not all doom and gloom – here’s Michael Owen taking us all back to France 98 with this finish against Spain.
Scottish tiki-taka takes on English counter-attacking – who will win?