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Euro 2024 Updates: Germany Thrashes Scotland in Record Win

Euro 2024

Euro 2024 is underway! Our daily updates provide the latest reports from around the tournament, including betting lines, what-to-watch-for information, and top reads.

Stay tuned to ESPN throughout the tournament as we bring you the latest news from Germany all the way up to the final on July 14.

Headline: Euro Hosts Germany Secure Record Win in Opener Against Scotland

MUNICH -- Jamal Musiala and Florian Wirtz led Euro 2024 hosts Germany to a record-breaking opening game win at the European Championship, defeating Scotland 5-1. 

Musiala and Wirtz, both 21, are touted as the leaders of Germany's new generation. They scored the initial goals, setting the team on a path to a victory that was even more dominant than the final score suggests. Scotland's hopes of avoiding a heavy defeat were further dashed when defender Ryan Porteous was sent off at 42 minutes for a studs-up challenge on Ílkay Gündogan. Following a VAR review, this resulted in a Germany penalty and a red card for the Watford player See More