Harry Kane heartened by England character in dramatic draw with Scotland

The fire and Harry Kane

The fire and Harry Kane

"We've come into a hostile atmosphere; we've controlled the game completely. And, if we play like that, we've got a great chance".

"Scotland scoring two goals late on and you look at four minutes left, so to get anything from the game is always a point gained", Kane added.

The teenage forward has been asked to take on a wide role by Garth Southgate, with Tottenham striker Harry Kane leading the line.

"When we went away with the Marines, we spoke about being ready for any situation", said Kane.

"There were a lot of positives to take".

"To do what they did, people can talk about ability and this and that, but you cannot do more than they did". If we had kept the ball better going towards their goal we might have nicked the three points, but you can't switch off against this England side with guys like Harry Kane up top.

"We're disappointed, but we've got to be proud of ourselves as well". It was like watching a heavyweight boxer against a middleweight.

The Tottenham Hotspur striker described that as "the most special moment" of his worldwide career, as he complemented captaining the global side for the first time with that key late goal, and thereby showed exactly the type of leadership Gareth Southgate had asked for in the build-up.

"But that's why he's a top player".

Kane revealed he had been given some tips on how to handle the job by previous skipper Wayne Rooney and insisted England's commando training helped give them the steel to salvage a draw against Scotland with just seconds left on the clock.

"We have to keep the ball better, because we were (breaking) in a three-on-one attack".

" I think in the past one or two goalkeepers have sort of given up global football because they've not had that chance, so I'm conscious of keeping people involved". "It's a disappointing one".

"The way the game panned out, it was a good point for us".

"It is annoying for them - I can't be annoyed", he said. "If you look at the fixtures we've got, we're capable of winning them all if we can perform like that".

2day showed Gordon's distribution improvement a result of whole Celtic team working on it.

But the Three Lions boss said the decision was based on rotating the goalkeepers so they could all get match time. "The manner in which it comes about is obviously not how we would have liked, but if it was the other way around and we had scored at the death, it would have been a good point".

In a scrappy encounter in Glasgow, substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had put Southgate's side ahead with 20 minutes remaining, before Leigh Griffiths intervened with his first two goals for the hosts - both brilliant set-piece strikes in the final few minutes.

The England manager said in the bigger picture his challenge was to make his group "the best team in the world" and that required delivering when it really mattered - in the big tournaments.

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