UEFA Nations League – Match Report: Spain’s Epic Comeback To Defeat England
Spain were the better side, however needed to work for a 2-1 UEFA Nations League rebound win against England at Wembley Stadium.
The two sides played strong XIs for the match, as Luis Enrique directed his first amusement accountable for La Roja in the wake of being procured to supplant interval supervisor Fernando Hierro.
Yes mate David De Gea whose won every trophy in England under 3 different managers in 3 different systems is the reason why Spain won’t win nothing, not anything to do with their awful defending and lack of width. https://t.co/rvzEUux2z5
— LJ (@vlindeIof) September 8, 2018
Furthermore, the two groups were on the scoresheet before the quarter-hour, with Marcus Rashford scoring from a Luke Shaw cross on the counter-assault. And Saul crushing home a first-time shot from Rodrigo’s cross to make it 1-1.
Rodrigo at that point, placed Spain in the lead in the 32nd moment, keenly diverting an inswinging Thiago free kick at the close post to beat Jordan Pickford in the England goal post.
The match was ended for almost five minutes not long after the restart when England safeguard Shaw went down after an impact with Dani Carvajal, and was stretchered off the field. An FA representative affirmed after the match that Shaw was fine with no serious injuries.
Manchester United and England defender Luke Shaw was stretchered off 54 minutes into the UEFA Nations League match against Spain on Saturday but does not appear to have suffered a serious injury.
— george diamataris (@90min_plus3) September 8, 2018
Danny Rose went ahead for Shaw at left-back, as the beat of the match impeded quickly following the Manchester United player being carted away. Following that, neither one of the sides designed any genuine possibilities in the accompanying 15 minutes.
The amusement opened up in the end minutes as England pushed for an equalizer, with Rashford shooting, subsequent to being played into the penalty region with a perfect ball from Harry Kane.
That’s why England will never win a world cup or a European title, we are average at best, Argentina, Portugal, France, Italy, Netherlands, Croatia, Germany, Brazil, Belguim, Spain, Uruguay, they are all better than England,and there are more who are better but cannot fit them on
— Sarah Malak (@sarahmalak2016) September 8, 2018
Britain World Cup sensation, Harry Maguire headed a Kieran Trippier corner kick only wide of the far post in the 86th minute, as Gareth Southgate’s side kicked on looking for a point from the match.
The referee gave 9 minutes of injury time following the deferral for Shaw’s damage and substitute Danny Welbeck hoped to have scored the equalizer from short proximity, yet was brutally shrieked for a foul on De Gea as he bounced for a free ball before his net.
England were unfortunate not to leave with a point though…rashford should have scored his second! That as a clear chance…great game though bit Spain missed costa in this match
— DAVID (@NYTRO_10) September 8, 2018
The three points sees Spain go best of UEFA Nations League Group 4, with the third group in the gathering, Croatia, yet to play their opener.
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