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England qualify for Euro 2020 in style with 7-0 battering of Montenegro at Wembley

Harry Kane
scored his third England hat-trick (Picture: Getty Images)

England have booked their place at with a sport to spare after a 7-0 demolition of Montenegro at Wembley.

It was a wholly easy night for the Three Lions in London as they raced right into a 5-Zero lead at half-time after which cantered to victory after the break.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain opened the scoring, with Harry Kane netting a hat-trick and Marcus Rashford additionally grabbing a aim in the primary interval.

Gareth Southgate’s aspect took the foot off the pedal considerably in the second half as they didn’t threaten too commonly, and solely a comedy personal aim from Aleksandar Sofranac and a late strike from substitute Tammy Abraham added to the scoreline.

The second half was vital for the debut of James Maddison, although, who many have been calling to start out the match, however he rose from the bench after 56 minutes, changing Oxlade-Chamberlain.

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Kane took his England aim tally to 31 in simply 44 matches and he grabbed a small piece of historical past in doing so.

The Tottenham striker has now scored extra targets as England captain (24) than any participant in historical past, edging out Vivian Woodward’s earlier document of 23.

It was an amazing night time for Gareth Southgate who fielded a crew with a median age of 23 years 255 days, the youngest England crew for 60 years.

England have been forward simply 11 minutes in and it was in spectacular style as Ben Chilwell floated a stunning ball over the Montenegro defence to search out at the again put up.

The Liverpool midfielder managed it in one contact and produced a robust drive again throughout the goalkeeper to place his crew forward.

Chilwell was in very beneficiant temper as he supplied the following two targets as properly, curling in a free-kick after which a nook, each of which have been headed dwelling by Kane.

Rashford grabbed the fourth after simply 30 minutes when the ball broke unfastened in the field and he curled it into the nook of the aim with a peaceful end.

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The captain then accomplished his hat-trick simply seven minutes later as a ball got here in from Trent Alexander-Arnold on the appropriate which he neatly managed and completed on the sting of the six-yard field.

There was a lot much less motion after the break, however Sofranac gave England followers one thing to cheer when he managed to hack the ball into his personal internet 66 minutes in.

Jadon Sancho didn’t convert into an open aim from a deflected cross, however the Montenegrin defender helped him out by hammering the ball off the underside of the cross bar and into the again of the online.

There was then a pleasant second for Abraham who scored his first aim for his nation as he poked dwelling a low Sancho cross from the left with 5 minutes to play.

England now know that they are going to play all three of their group video games at Euro 2020 on dwelling turf at Wembley.

They end off the qualification course of away to Kosovo on Sunday, having crushed the identical crew 5-3 in Southampton in the reverse fixture.

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