FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: England thrash Andorra 4-0 to continue its winning streak in Group I

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: England thrash Andorra 4-0 to continue its winning streak in Group I
FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: England thrash Andorra 4-0 to continue its winning streak in Group I

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers England vs Andorra: England thrash Andorra 4-0 to continue its winning streak in Group I- England thrashed Andorra 4-0 in the 5th match of Group I. England has a perfect 15/15 points from its last 5 matches with a goal difference of 16 as well. Andorra stays 5th in the group and has won only 1 match and has 3 points. Jesse Lingard scored a brace and goals from Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka helped Gareth Southgate’s side make it five wins from five matches in the group.

The game against Andorra marked England’s 1st game that they played at Wembley since losing the Euro 2020 final on penalties to Italy in July.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers England vs Andorra: Summary

Gareth Southgate made 11 changes to the side that won 4-0 vs Hungary on Thursday with Patrick Bamford and goalkeeper Sam Johnstone making their international debuts. Furthermore, he played the Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold at the midfield position.

England controlled from the start and took the lead in 18 minutes as Saka assisted Jesse Lingard inside the box and he converted low into the bottom corner to do the LingardxRonaldo celebration.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers England vs Andorra: 2nd half

4 minutes into the second half, England almost doubled their lead as Reece James saw his booming shot rattle the crossbar.

The hosts were given a penalty after 70 minutes when Mason Mount was fouled in the area and Kane converted from the spot.

Lingard scored his second with a nice curling effort eight minutes later while Saka scored England’s fourth from Trent Alexander-Arnold’s quick corner.