England vs Montenegro, Euro 2020 qualifier: are living ranking and newest updates from Wembley

Alexander-Arnold performs a gorgeous ball into Mount, however the England midfielder cannot keep an eye on the bobbling ball because it rolls for a goal-kick.

Maddison is on for Oxlade-Chamberlain and Abraham is on for Kane. Kane’s night time is completed, completing on a hat-trick.

Montenegro glance to construct an assault round midway however the ball is given away cost effectively.

In a flash, Alexander-Arnold swipes a ball down the lane to Sancho and Montenegro are again below the cosh once more. They get again in numbers, alternatively, to snuff out England’s momentum. England stay the ball patiently, alternatively, and there is a probability!

Sancho, Kane and Alexander-Arnold mix, the latter whipping a ball into the field. Kane will get his foot to it, and it is smartly stored once more, and Mount knocks the rebound in, however he was once offside.

It’s kind of flat in the beginning of this half of, as Oxlade-Chamberlain provides away a bad within England’s half of.

However it is wasted as Alexander-Arnold shepherds the ball for a goal-kick.

Replays display the remaining contact was once through Alexander-Arnold, alternatively.

When it is going for you, it is truly going for you.

However England come directly again.

Winks, Mount and Sancho mix smartly throughout the Montenegrin half of.

There may be been an damage to Beqiraj as he’s stuck by accident at the throat through Stones, so England’s momentum is momentarily halted.

England construct patiently once more, with Maguire and Stones having quite a few time at the ball. Rashford is impeded, ahead of he places in a gentle chip to Chilwell. He crosses into the realm, however keeper Mijatovic – sarcastically Montenegro’s absolute best participant – claims the pass and Montenegro transparent.

England’s document victory is 13-0, so they will must do smartly to overcome that this half of.

Raspopovic is on at right-back for Montenegro. He’s on debut; what a time for it…

Just right half of.

Harry Kane was England’s highest-scoring captain with 24 targets, because of his first-half hat-trick.

Laced between that had been targets from Oxlade-Chamberlain and Rashford.

England had been brutal, environment friendly and ruthless in assault. It’s been poetic from time to time, with Sancho, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alexander-Arnold terrorising the left-side of the Montenegrin defence.

Pickford has been known as into motion two times, alternatively, with England’s defence apparently a slightly shaky. Pickford needed to deny a rocketing header from Simic first up, ahead of Beqiraj – who has no longer scored for Montenegro in two years, and is their most-capped participant – broke transparent between England’s centre-backs. Pickford stored the day once more, even supposing Beqiraj’s shot was once deficient.

England are satisfied to be affected person, dabbing the ball about on midway, looking forward to the auspicious second to strike.

Nice build-up between Winks, Mount and Sancho will get the latter in in the back of large correct, however his pass is blocked.

Kane selections the ball up at the left, ahead of crossing into Sancho, however there is an excessive amount of on it and the ball trickles out for a goal-kick.

No added time. And Montenegro breathe a sigh of aid.

England come again once more thru Rashford, with the ball pinballing between him and Oxlade-Chamberlain, ahead of Rashford’s tempo takes him through defenders, however his shot is easily blocked and England have a nook.

Headed away smartly although this time (in spite of everything) and Montenegro save you a 6th target, in the meanwhile a minimum of…


40 min: England Five Montenegro 0     

Prior to this night, no England participant had ever scored 3 targets in consecutive appearances at Wembley. However Kane has simply finished that, following his hat-trick towards Bulgaria remaining day out.

However Beqiraj will get in in the back of! He is one-on-one with Pickford after he bisected England’s centre-backs, however his shot is directly on the England keeper and risk is prevented.

Scintillating going ahead however nonetheless a couple of query marks on the again for England.



And it is Kane with the hat-trick!

Alexander-Arnold places a really perfect ball in to the England captain and his first contact is luxurious. He swerves across the defender and completed really well into the ground left nook of the target

Kane’s 3rd hat-trick for England, and his 31st target.


35 min: England Four Montenegro 0    

Montenegro cannot stay dangle of the ball in any respect – they give the impression of being completely damaged through a scintillating first-quarter blitz from England.

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Kane has a pop from about 40 yards out – it was once horrendous to be truthful. Completed closer a throw-in than a target.


32 min: England Four Montenegro 0   

England are tearing up the appropriate flank, with Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sancho and Alexander-Arnold terrorising Radunovic and co.

Sancho places a neat ball into the realm, this is semi-cleared, ahead of Rashford makes an attempt an audacious backheel which is stopped smartly through Mijatovic.

There is a little bit of argy-bargy off the ball and Vesovic receives a yellow for an unpleasant take on on Rashford and next squaring up. Can have been pink truly.



Rashfordwith a really perfect end into the ground correct nook.

Oxlade-Chamberlain put a good looking ball into the field, Maguire had a loose header that Mijatovic stored out fantastically, but if the ball comes again out to Rashford he makes no mistake.

England Four Montenegro Zero after 30 mins. It says fairly so much that Montenegro are 4-Zero down and their absolute best participant has been goalkeeper Mijatovic.


26 min: England Three Montenegro 0  

England’s attacking has been assured and actual and, if they continue to be assured, there are lots extra targets on this event.

Alexander-Arnold selections out Sancho with an amazing lofted cross down the appropriate, Radunovic can simplest knock it out for a nook.


26 min: England Three Montenegro 0 

Nice save from Pickford!

Simic will get in entrance of Maguire at a nook and completely rockets a header in opposition to target. It is a nice save from the Everton keeper, diving as much as his left on the close to publish.



Mount reveals some house in the course of the park, ahead of unleashing Rashford simply outdoor the penalty field.

Rashford takes it to the byline, and Vesovic nudges it out for a nook. He may do not anything extra.

Then Kane will get his head to every other one, and it is woeful protecting, however it is the very best target he’s going to ranking in an England blouse. Mijatovic without a probability once more. Only a slight flick from an unmarked Kane.

This is able to get unsightly; England are cruising.


21 min: England 2 Montenegro 0

No England participant has ever scored consecutive hat-tricks at Wembley. Kane did it the remaining time he was once right here, and he has one towards his title already this night, and he may have had two.

It is all England, right here, as they cross and transfer fantastically to release every other assault, till Rashford is dispossessed, after nut-megging Jovovic



That was once like a coaching run!

England have a free-kick at the left, Chilwell curls one into the field and the slightest look from Kane leaves Mijatovic without a probability. 

England 2 Montenegro 0


17 min: England 1 Montenegro 0      

Vesovic with a powerful, mazy run down the appropriate takes him previous Chilwell and Winks, ahead of Maguire restores some order to procedings to halt the Montenegrin, admittedly conceding a nook.

England transparent the nook and in an instant release a counter.

Kane travels in midfield, ahead of Alexander-Arnold slides the ball thru for a searing Rashford, who is one-on-one with the keeper, however Mijatovic makes a corking save.


14 min: England 1 Montenegro 0     

Some other probability for England and it must had been two!

Sancho is inflicting Montenegro a wide variety of bother at the correct, and he curls a pass into Kane, and the England captain appeared to stumble as he miscued his header in opposition to target. 

Mijatovic seems like he did smartly, however the replay suggests {that a} Montenegro defender were given his hand in the way in which….

What was once that about VAR?



It is a glorious end from Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Chilwell flights a good looking ball to an onrushing Ox, who is in in the back of at the correct, and he flashes a shot around the keeper into the some distance backside publish.

England 1 Montenegro 0


Eight min: England Zero Montenegro 0    

England once more having a look happy with the ball at their ft, till Alexander-Arnold provides the ball away with a sloppy cross.

A reminder, too, that there’s no VAR this night. Fortunately.


Eight min: England Zero Montenegro 0   

Sancho wins a free-kick at the some distance correct sideline, after he attempted to chop within Radunovic.

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Alexander-Arnold whips the free-kick in however there wasn’t sufficient curl and the goalkeeper can acquire with out incident.


6 min: England Zero Montenegro 0  

Rashford and Chilwell hyperlink effectively down the left as England experience a while at the ball.

Prior to there is a probability! Sancho will get in in the back of at the correct, however his pass cannot fairly to find Kane within the field, and Mijatovic boots the ball transparent in a panic. 


Four min: England Zero Montenegro 0 

Montenegro glance to release an assault of their very own as Beqiraj wins a nook, which is headed away emphatically through Kane.

Jovovic will get ahead at the correct and is picked out with a gorgeous cross, but if the ball makes its method to the left Montenegro’s passing is sloppy and Alexander-Arnold can shepherd it out for a goal-kick.


2 min: England Zero Montenegro 0

Mount will get us underway at a Wembley which is half-to-three-quarters complete.

Rashford assaults down the left flank as England glance to make a favorable get started. Chilwell and Rashford mix effectively, however Mount’s ball has fairly an excessive amount of on it and Montenegro can transparent with a goal-kick.


Kick-off is impending

#SouthgateOut is trending on Twitter. And I do not believe it is ironic.

The verdict to depart out James Maddison and come with Mason Mount has truly ruffled some feathers.

Regardless, kick-off is subsequent…


An ancient night time

Any England participant with greater than 50 caps, or somebody who has captained England, or any member of the 1966 Global Cup-winning staff has been invited to this night’s sport through the FA and has been introduced with a personalized commemorative defend. 

By the way, Jermaine Defoe is a) England’s most-used exchange, and b) the one Tottenham Hotspur participant to have received extra caps than Harry Kane, with 49. It is Kane’s 44th this night.

The groups are out, and right here come the anthems…


On that England beginning line-up…


Reside from Wembley

I imagine the phrase is ‘uncanny’…

Credit score: GETTY IMAGES


Southgate on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The England supervisor has been chatting to Gabriel Clarke pre-match: 

He is were given velocity, he is were given energy, he is a target risk. He is ready to press, as is Mount, and that’s the reason the way in which we need to play, prime up the pitch.

We have neglected having him with us as he is been in nice shape together with his membership – 4 targets in the previous couple of video games for his membership.

However our task is to win the sport and play smartly. 

In the meantime, Roy Keane is chatting a couple of 4am bust-up he as soon as had with Peter Schmeichel, and then Sir Alex Ferguson labelled them each a “shame”. By no means a lifeless day with Keane. 


England’s maximum memorable fits

Forward of England’s 1000th global – this night towards Montenegro – we requested Telegraph Game’s soccer writers to pick out their maximum memorable England fits.

I am gutted to document that the 5-1 victory over Germany in Berlin – the place Emile Heskey (and others) made the good Oliver Kahn glance a little bit silly – does no longer characteristic.

You’ll be able to learn that, right here.

England have a good time the remaining 16 penalty shootout win over Colombia on the 2018 Global Cup


Rob Spray

The cases surrounding the loss of life of England fan Rob Spray stay a thriller. Rob died on a 30th party to Sofia, on a weekend following the England soccer staff in Bulgaria.

This night, a gaggle of England supporters plan to carry up a banner in his reminiscence all through the 32nd minute of the Montenegro sport. 

You’ll be able to learn his tale, right here.



The staff information is in

Gareth Southgate promised formative years, and that’s what we now have were given. The only wonder is most likely that Leicester Town’s James Maddison has to accept a spot at the bench, after many tipped him to begin this night.

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Moderate age: 23 years, 255 days. Southgate has named England’s youngest beginning line-up since 1959.


Fit stats

  • England have received their previous six house fits – their absolute best successful run since a run of 9 between March 2014 and November 2015.
  • England have received their previous 17 house Eu Championship and Global Cup qualifiers, scoring 55 targets and conceding simply six.
  • Montenegro have failed to attain of their previous 4 Euro 2020 qualifiers, making an attempt 36 pictures throughout the ones video games.
  • Captain Harry Kane has been enthusiastic about 10 targets in his previous 4 England appearances (six targets, 4 assists), scoring a hat-trick in his remaining look at Wembley towards Bulgaria. No participant has ever scored 3 targets in consecutive appearances on the nationwide stadium.
  • England have scored 27 targets in 8 fits in 2019, a median of three.Four consistent with sport, their easiest in a calendar yr since 1963 (32 in 9 video games – 3.6). The 3 Lions are just one target in the back of their tally for 2018 (28 targets) and remaining scored 30 targets in a calendar yr in 1982 (34 targets).


Sterling the lacking guy

Until you’ve been abroad or residing below a big rock for the previous 5 days, then you definately without a doubt could not have neglected the fallout surrounding Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez’s England coaching flooring bust-up.

However what you’ll have neglected is our leader soccer author Sam Wallace’s excellent abstract of what in truth came about. You’ll be able to learn that right here.

Southgate has stressed out since that his choice was once correct for the staff.

“I’ve to all the time take a look at what is correct for buying this staff to accomplish for the rustic. My choice are the one ones that get examined over the next months and years… I do not take any enjoyment from it,” he stated.

“I would not believe that he’s vastly enthusiastic and I will be able to needless to say. He’s a large a part of what we do and he is a part of the gang, however for me the object is completed.

“Raheem is a superb participant who has been in nice shape, however we can put out a staff stuffed with technical talent and keenness and exuberance. Everybody within the squad is able. It is hardly any other.”


Night all!

Hi and welcome to Telegraph Game’s are living protection of England’s penultimate Euro 2020 qualifier, towards Montenegro at Wembley.

After a fairly turbulent few days, the speaking issues this night for Gareth Southgate’s males must come from their movements at the box, the place they require only a solitary level from their ultimate two video games to ensure qualification to subsequent yr’s event. They face Kosovo on Sunday.

In what’s England’s 1000th global event, Southgate may box considered one of their youngest ever facets, the England supervisor introduced on Wednesday.

Southgate picked the youngest England beginning facet this century once they disenchanted Spain 3-2 in Seville within the International locations League remaining yr and he stated the document may well be damaged once more on Thursday.

“It will be an overly younger line-up evidently. I believe the line-up towards Spain was once one of the vital youngest for many years and I believe, with out sitting all the way down to paintings it out, we’re going to be even more youthful than that,” Southgate informed journalists.

“Now we have had groups of possible and promise perpetually, however this crew went additional than maximum of the ones remaining summer season. I do not believe we had been essentially the most skilled or essentially the most gifted staff all through that duration however we delivered.

“We’re having a look ahead to [tonight’s] sport. Now not simplest the chance to qualify for the Eu Championship but in addition the instance. England’s 1,000th sport shall be particular for everybody related to the staff now and previously.”

James Maddison may make his debut this night, after the Leicester Town playmaker was once despatched house from remaining month’s sport within the Czech Republic because of sickness.

Montenegro, in the meantime, are searching for their first win of the contest thus far, having registered 3 attracts and 4 defeats of their qualifying marketing campaign. In the event that they had been to pick out up an not going victory this night, every other first can be damaged, too; they have got by no means crushed England.

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