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Scotland's Billy Gilmour impressed against England on Friday night and it hasn't gone unnoticed by football managers Frank Lampard and Jose Mourinho.

The midfielder shone in the 0-0 draw which earned him man of the match plaudits on his first competitive start for Scotland and gave his team their first point of the Euros.

And new Roma boss Mourinho believes Gilmour was the key to keeping England at bay in the group match.

He told talkSPORT: "The kid Gilmour was the difference, he was always showing, he wanted the ball under the pressure. McGinn could be a bit higher and the two strikers worked so hard. The last action of the game is an example of their mentality.

Billy Gilmour played well against England
(Image: PA)

"Steve Clarke organised the game tactically very well, but more importantly than that was the spirit.

"They didn’t come for a football match, it was clearly Steve and his staff’s job. They united the team and they were ready to fight.

"They got home with this historical result, but the door is open to qualify. They play at home to Croatia and they can qualify still.

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"Credit to Scotland. If England arrives to that situation and they decide let’s take the pragmatic route, it was Scotland who put them in that position."

And Gilmour's former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard also had high praises as he wrote on a Instagram post speaking about the star: "Top, top player."

The managers weren't the only ones with good things to say about the 20-year-old as Scotland captain Andy Robertson said he has a "huge future" with Scotland.

He said: "I spoke to him in hotel today and just looked at him and to be fair to Billy nothing fazes him. That’s why I believe he can have as many caps as he wants for Scotland.

"He’s got a huge future ahead but the here and now is pretty good as well.

"Today him and Callum McGregor, both of them in the holding role, were magnificent."

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Scotland will next play Croatia in a must-win game for the team after they lost their opener against the Czech Republic.

Gilmour himself has said holding England to a draw will give them the confidence to go and get the job done on Tuesday.

He said: "I was ready, I trained with the squad, all the boys have helped me settle in really well," said Gilmour.

"To play against England in my first game, I’m so proud and to come here and do really well was even better.

"It gives us massive confidence against Croatia. We go back to the hotel to recover and then focus on them.

"I found out [I was starting] in training before we travelled down, we had a slight idea – we were doing shape and set pieces – but it wasn’t until the last meeting before the game we found out the team.

"My mum and dad only knew I was starting, I text them on the bus to the game and that was it.

"I had mum, dad and little brother, uncle and my dad’s mates [at Wembley]. My mate as well, he came down. I got them tickets. It was a good moment."