Harry Maguire mentioned he can take care of hostile remedy from opposition supporters and that it takes the stress off his England group mates after the defender was mocked by Scotland followers following his personal aim on Tuesday.
The 30-year-old Manchester United centre again was introduced on at halftime in Glasgow with England main 2-0 earlier than inadvertently handing the hosts a lifeline by clumsily prodding a low cross into his personal internet within the 67th minute.
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Maguire described his remedy by Scottish followers as “a little bit of banter”.
“It pretty much takes the pressure away from my team mates and puts it all on myself,” he instructed British media after England’s 3-1 win. “It makes them play better, for sure.
“We knew coming here when you hear the national anthem and the way they disrespect that, we knew it would be hostile and in the second half I got most of it.
“I am happy to go with that, don’t worry about that.”
Maguire, who joined United from Leicester City for 80 million kilos ($99.94 million) in 2019, was stripped of the membership captaincy by supervisor Erik ten Hag in July.
He has struggled for first-team soccer on the Premier League aspect and was linked with a transfer away from Old Trafford within the shut season.
“The first four weeks were hard because it was one game a week and the manager didn’t select me, but we have lots of games coming up now and I am sure I will play lots of games,” he mentioned.