Game is over and the final score is England 5-3 Kosovo.

Look, it was such fun. Cracking game, cracking atmosphere, another emphatic win for England, yet a night few Kosovans will ever forget. Only a curmudgeon would not have left St Mary’s without a great big smile, heading into the night.

2020 EURO qualification

5 – 3

R. Sterling (8′)

H. Kane (19′)

M. Vojvoda (38′ OG)

Sancho (44′)

Sancho (45’+1′)

V. Berisha (1′)

V. Berisha (49′)

V. Muriqi (55′ PEN)

1′ GOAL! England 0-1 Kosovo (Berisha)

Goal! Kosovo have got their heads in front thanks to a Valon Berisha strike.

8′ GOAL! England 1-1 Kosovo (Sterling)

Raheem Sterling (England) nets with a header to make it 1-1 at St. Mary’s Stadium.

19′ GOAL! England 2-1 Kosovo (Kane)

Harry Kane puts the ball in the net and the home team now lead 2-1.

38′ OWN GOAL! England 3-1 Kosovo (Vojvoda)

44′ GOAL! England 4-1 Kosovo (Sancho)

Raheem Sterling instrumental with a fine assist.

46′ GOAL! England 5-1 Kosovo (Sancho)

Jadon Sancho puts the ball in the net and the home team extend their lead. The score-line now reads 5-1.

49′ GOAL! England 5-2 Kosovo (Berisha)

Great play from Vedat Muriqi to set up the goal.

55′ Penalty Goal! England 5-3 Kosovo (Muriqi)

Muriqi picks himself off the deck to fire the ball towards the corner. Pickford gets a hand to it but there’s too much power on the strike as Kosovo pull another goal back.


England XI: J. Henderson, Barkley, H. Kane, J. Pickford, R. Sterling, H. Maguire, M.Keane, T. Alexander-Arnold, Chilwell, D.Rice, Sancho

Subs: T. Heaton, D. Rose, Wilson, K. Trippier, Oxlade-Chamberlain, N. Pope, T.Mings, Winks, Gomez, J. Maddison, M. Mount, M. Rashford

Kosovo XI: V. Berisha, B. Halimi, B. Celina, F. Aliti, A. Rrahmani, V. Muriqi, Hadergjonaj, M. Vojvoda, I. Voca, F. Muslija, A. Murić

Subs: S. Ujkani, A. Rashkaj, A. Nuhiu, E. Rashani, L. Paqarada, B. Berisha, M. Kryeziu, I. Drešević, V. Bekaj, F. Hasani, E. Zhegrova

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