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Mozza: It's not sunk in yet

And see how Albion's other international's fared last night

JAMES Morrison says his Wembley strike against England still has not sunk in – but he admits he would have given it up for a Scotland win.

The Baggies midfielder fired an 11th-minute opener in a 3-2 defeat and played 82 minutes as the two sides met for the first time in 14 years in last night’s friendly.

His Hawthorns team-mates Graham Dorrans and Ben Foster were unused substitutes for Scotland and England respectively.

"I'm lost for words," said Morrison.

"It will take a few weeks for it to sink in.

"I got it out of my feet and I thought 'I'm going to hit this' and obviously it went in the back of the net and it was a great feeling.

"Joe Hart is a great keeper and he does save a lot of long shots but it was a solid strike and it moved a bit.

"I was delighted but I would have liked a win more than a goal."

Elsewhere, Republic of Ireland captain Shane Long got 74 minutes under his belt as Albion team-mate Boaz Myhill got the better of him in the Wales goal, in a goalless draw at Cardiff City’s stadium.

Gareth McAuley played the full game as Northern Ireland secured their first win since August 2011 by pulling off a shock 1-0 victory over Russia in their Group F World Cup qualifier.

Jonas Olsson came on as a 25th-minute substitute in Sweden’s 4-2 friendly win over Norway in Solna.

Matej Vydra played 58 minutes for the Czech Republic in their 1-1 friendly draw with Hungary in Budapest.

Fellow new Albion signing Diego Lugano played the full game for Uruguay as they beat Japan 4-2 in their Rifu friendly.