Latest Football News – England finished its qualifying campaign with a very big win in Kosovo (0-4) on Sunday. Not necessarily inspired, Gareth Southgate’s players made the difference by scoring three goals in the last quarter of an hour. They make sure one of the top six places in the draw, on November 30th.
It was a match for butter, but the English did the job this Sunday night in Pristina. Qualified for the Euro 2020 and assured even before the kick-off to finish first in Group A, England dominated a team of Kosovo long very enterprising and full of good will but which finally exploded in full flight. end of the match (0-4).
If the English were serious all the match, the final score is him rather severe. For more than an hour, Kosovo has confirmed its status as revelation of these playoffs, jostling the Three Lions with play and a few clear opportunities. So much so that the players of Bernard Challandes had only one goal late ten minutes from the end, before collapsing completely.
Sterling, winning return
Clarity of the English group in the previous match against Montenegro (7-0) for an altercation with Joe Gomez, package this Sunday, Raheem Sterling has managed a winning return, in the middle of the new generation English: Nick Pope (2nd selection), Calum Hudson-Odoi (3rd selection), Declan Rice (7th selection), Tyrone Mings (2nd selection) and Harry Winks (6th cape), all incumbents this Sunday.
If the Citizen did not weigh on the opening score of Harry Winks, author of his first goal in selection (33rd, 0-1), he was however decisive late in the game. First slipping a first good ball to Harry Kane, who saw his shot repelled by the post (61), then another, decisive this time, resumed victoriously in half-volley by his captain, author of the break ( 79th, 0-2). A few minutes later, it was Marcus Rashford, just in the game and author of the third goal of his team, he showed off his talents as a smuggler, after setting the defense Kosovar (83, 0-3) .
Kane, top playoff scorer
On a par with Eran Zahavi (Israel) and Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) with 11 goals before the kickoff, Harry Kane took sole control of the “scoring charts” by scoring his 12th goal in 8 games. This did not stop him from being altruistic, offering Mason Mount the fourth and last goal of his team after a big mistake from Dresevic (90 + 1, 0-4). For Kosovo, everything is not over. They will be found in checkpoints in March, along with Belarus, North Macedonia and Georgia.