After a slow start, England exploded for three second half goals to finally beat Andorra and progress to the next stage of Euro 2016. The Three Lions were dominant in possession and outplayed the home team, but their finishing let them down.
Everyone knows about the big tournament, the World Cup. But do you know there are also friendly international matches? On Tuesday, England took on Andorra in a tournament game, and the Three Lions scored three late goals to put the game away.
Jesse Lingard has scored for England for the first time since November 2018.
With a sixth consecutive victory in their qualification group, England cruised to a comfortable win against Andorra at Wembley, ensuring a simple route to next year’s World Cup in Qatar.
In preparation for probably the biggest test in European Group I, on Wednesday in Poland, manager Gareth Southgate made 11 changes from the team that triumphed 4-0 in Hungary.
Patrick Bamford, a Leeds United striker, made his debut but was unable to score in the one-sided match against Andorra, despite their damage control exercise being reasonably effective until the last 20 minutes.
Jesse Lingard put England ahead after 18 minutes with a left-footed finish, but it took until the 72nd minute for them to double their lead when Harry Kane, who had come on as a substitute for Bamford, scored his 40th goal for his country from the penalty spot after Christian Garcia fouled Mason Mount.
Andorra became weary, and Lingard scored his second and England’s third goal with a low shot that eluded Andorra goalkeeper Josep Gomes.
Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka, whose last Wembley experience was missing the crucial penalty in England’s Euro 2023 Final defeat to Italy, celebrated his 20th birthday by scoring with a beautiful header five minutes from time in a moment welcomed with genuine delight throughout Wembley.
Bellingham is a model citizen.
Individual and team performances in England must be molded by the backdrop of an Andorran opponent that is presently ranked 156th in the world, sandwiched between New Caledonia and the Dominican Republic.
What is certain, though, is that England has a real emerging star in the form of 18-year-old Jude Bellingham of Borussia Dortmund.
The teenager, who started his career at Birmingham City before joining Dortmund to join England teammate and current Manchester United signing Jadon Sancho, exemplifies excellence in all he does.
Jude Bellingham was making his debut appearance for England in a competitive match.
While the opponent may be low in the rankings, Bellingham has looked very calm and at ease in an England jersey in almost every international match he has played.
He then glided about appearing unflustered and a cut above everyone else on the field until he was pulled from the action by Southgate after one early sleight of foot had the Wembley fans on its feet in admiration.
Bellingham was hailed as a kid destined for greatness as soon as he rose to prominence at Birmingham, and he has done nothing since to dispel the widespread belief that England has a world-class player on its hands.
Lingard and Saka are overjoyed.
Lingard’s opportunities at Manchester United this season may be limited, but his bright and breezy presence, as well as two goals, rewarded manager Southgate’s confidence in his ability to contribute significantly to England’s World Cup qualifying campaign.
Saka’s return home to make England’s win more more convincing was a source of genuine joy late in the game.
When Saka missed the last penalty in the shootout as England lost the Euro 2023 final at Wembley in July, he was heartbroken, and he was subjected to heinous racial abuse in the wake.
Since then, the Arsenal kid has been received with real affection even on rival grounds, and his name has been greeted with thunderous applause at Wembley.
Bukayo Saka scored his second goal for England, and his first at Wembley Stadium.
When Saka scored the fourth goal, it was the ideal ending for Saka and England.
His pleasure was mirrored in his teammates’ reactions, who ran to join him in a display of genuine gladness for their little teammate.
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- The 14th squad Name of the player Garcia, Christian
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- Number four squad Name of the player Rebés, Marc
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- Number 18 in the squad Name of the player Rubio, Chus
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- The 6th squad Ildefons Lima is the name of the player.
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Anaastasios Papapetrou is the referee.
- England 4, Andorra 0 is the final score.
- England 4, Andorra 0 at the conclusion of the second half.
- Andorra’s Chus Rubio receives a yellow card for a harsh foul.
- England’s Jesse Lingard earns a free kick on the left wing.
- Chus Rubio was called for a foul (Andorra).
- The attempt was unsuccessful. The header from the middle of the box by Tyrone Mings (England) is too high. Trent Alexander-Arnold assisted with a cross after a corner.
- England’s corner. Josep Gomes has made a concession.
- The attempt has been saved. A right-footed effort from outside the box by Harry Kane (England) is saved in the lower right corner. Kieran Trippier assisted.
- England’s corner. Christian Garcia made the concession.
- Attempt was thwarted. The right footed attempt from the middle of the box by Jesse Lingard (England) is blocked. Trent Alexander-Arnold assisted.
- Cucu (Andorra) receives a yellow card for a serious foul.
- In the defensive half, England’s Jordan Henderson earns a free kick.
- Andorra is a stand-in. Joan Cervós takes the position of San Nicolás, it’s me, San Nicolás.
- Andorra is a stand-in. Marcio Vieira is replaced by Ildefons Lima.
- Goal! England won by a score of 4 to 0 over Andorra. England’s Bukayo Saka scores a goal with a header from the center of the area. Jesse Lingard assisted with a cross after a corner.
- England’s corner. Marc Vales was the one who came up with the idea.
- England’s corner. Marc Vales was the one who came up with the idea.
- England’s Tyrone Mings receives a yellow card.
- Tyrone Mings was called for a foul (England).