Crowd celebrates England-Scotland Euro 2020 draw, 30 arrested for damaging public property


Scotland fans celebrated hard in London, but they also cleaned up after themselves, picking up mountains of trash in preparation for the Euro 2020 match against England.

In their 0-0 draw, Scotland excelled on the pitch with some terrific attacking play, while some of their supporters also contributed to a positive picture.

In a tweet, Scotland Yard said: “Thirteen arrests were for public order offenses, six for drunk and disorderly, four for assault on police, three for assault, two related to class A drugs and one each for breaching a dispersal order and breaching a banning order.”

As fans gathered in Leicester Square for the much-anticipated event, crimson flares were fired.

Many supporters were dressed in kilts and waving Scotland flags as they chanted and shouted in the popular tourist attraction.

Next Tuesday, England will face the Czech Republic, while Scotland will face Croatia. Others threw footballs, some lifted up alcoholic bottles, and many sang, ‘No Scotland, no parties,’ to the Scottish National Hymn. The Met issued a section 35 dispersal order in anticipation of conflicts, which will be in effect until 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Officers entered Leicester Square around 12.45 a.m., They were encouraged to leave but they stayed.

Scotland and England’s fans were separated by a line erected by uniformed officers.

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