World Cup qualifiers: England beat Hungary 4-0 in European group match


    Kathmandu: England beat Hungary 4-0 in the European group stage of the World Cup qualifiers. Rahim Sterling, Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Declan Rice scored a goal each for England in a game in Budapest, Hungary last night.

    England players celebrate after scoring against Hungary in their World Cup qualifying match in Budapest. England won 4-0. Photo: AP

    This is England’s fourth consecutive victory in the World Cup qualifiers. With the win, England has a five-point lead over second-placed Poland in Group I. Poland beat Albania 4-1 last night.

    In Group C, European champions Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Bulgaria, while Northern Ireland edged out Lithuania 4-1.

    In other games last night, Sweden beat Spain 2-1, Germany beat Liechtenstein 2-0 and Belgium beat Estonia 5-2. Kosovo beat Georgia 1-0, Romania beat Iceland 2-0 and the Czech Republic beat Belarus 1-0.


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