Star Sixes round-up: England legends in 3-1 win over Scotland

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England picked up their first win of the Betsafe Star Sixes as they beat rivals Scotland 3-1 on the second night of matches at the O2 Arena on Friday.

Michael Owen scored twice before Steven Gerrard capped the performance with the final goal of the night to bring an end to another star-studded evening of six-a-side football.

Elsewhere, there were wins for France, Brazil, Italy and Spain as icons of the game, including Rivaldo and Alessandro Del Piero, rolled back the years in London.
France beat Portugal 3-2 with Arsenal legend Robert Pires opening the scoring before ex-Barcelona man Eric Abidal showed great skill to round goalkeeper Vitor Baia.
Germany then came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Denmark, before Brazil delivered a masterclass in seeing off China 7-0 with Julio Baptista’s brilliant hat-trick wowing the crowd.

Italy had just enough to beat Nigeria 2-1 with Del Piero among the scorers and Spain then turned it around late to win 2-1 against Mexico thanks to Michel Salgado’s superb strike.
Eight of the 12 teams will progress to the quarter-finals following Saturday afternoon’s final group games and England’s Paul Merson is hoping his side will be among them.

The Sky Sports pundit was involved in both of England’s first two goals and was pleased with the improvement following a 4-1 defeat to Spain on Thursday.

“That’s what I’m in the team for to make chances for people,” Merson told Sky Sports. “I enjoyed it. We kept the ball and it doesn’t matter how old you are, the ball does most of the running.
“Our substitutions were better, they were more frequent, and everyone was fresh when they came on. That’s what we needed to do and hopefully we will get better.

“I think in yesterday’s game we were hitting Emile Heskey too early. David James was getting it and throwing it straight away. Jamo calmed it down today and we started from the back.

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