England Wins Against Italy For The First Time Since 1961 To Kickstart Their Euro Qualifiers


Harry Kane has become the top scorer for his national side as England started their Euro qualifiers journey by defeating Italy, the titleholders. The rematch of last final of the Euro Cup took place in Italy’s homeground.

The English started their match will speed and they entered the break with the scoreline already being 2-0 up. Kane’s record breaking goal to become the top scorer of England came from a penalty. However Declan Rice had already gave them the lead they needed.

The Azzuris were not happy with the results, naturally. So they fought back and they got a goal as well. However, the joy did not lasted till the final whistle as the scoreline remained the same. However, the match got some drama as Luke Shaw got his second yellow and thus the red card. Because of such circumstances, England had to play with ten men in the final minutes.

England Won Against Italy

However, the English team did their best and did hold the in such sudden changes in circumstances and finally registered a win against the Blue side after 1961. Even though it has a slight concern that the team might lose their composure in the second half. However, nothing like that happened. Now Harry Kane learned from his mistakes against France in the World Cup and perfectly delivered the penalty in the back of the net.

Kane has also been in the role of an opener for the England team. Italy, who has beat England to win the last Euro Cup competition on penalties, has failed to do so this time. After taking over as national coach in 2016, Gareth Southgate has amassed 50 victories. It was England’s first professional victory against Italy since 1977.