England dominates Ukraine with a stunning 2-0 victory in Euro 2024 qualifying
England’s impressive form continued with their latest win, this time against Ukraine in Group C of the Euro 2024 qualifying campaign at Wembley on Sunday. Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka scored two first-half goals to secure a dominant 2-0 victory over Ukraine. This victory follows England’s win over Italy earlier in the week.
With two wins from two games, England has started their qualification campaign in style. The win was a crucial one as their last international match before this was the quarterfinals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Gareth Southgate’s side is on a roll, and fans can expect more such impressive performances in upcoming games.
Harry Kane becomes England’s all-time highest goalscorer
Harry Kane was one of the stars of the game, scoring the opener with a well-taken volley from inside the six-yard box. This was Kane’s 55th goal for England, and it came soon after he broke the country’s all-time scoring record, previously held by Wayne Rooney, against Italy. He was presented with a golden boot ahead of the game to celebrate this impressive feat.
Saka doubled England’s lead just three minutes later with an eye-catching curled strike from the edge of the box into the far corner, leaving Ukraine goalkeeper Anatoliy Trubin with no chance.
Although Ukraine put up a good fight, they never looked like winning the game. The match featured the international debut of Brentford forward Ivan Toney, who came on as a substitute for Kane in the last ten minutes of the match.
England fans were ecstatic with the win, and most of them decided to leave early, leaving the stadium well before the final whistle. In contrast, Ukraine’s fans stayed until the end and gave their team a rousing ovation in a corner that was a sea of yellow and blue. Ukraine’s next game will be against North Macedonia in June, while England is set to face Malta next.
Information from Reuters contributed to this report.
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