Harry Kane late strike against Slovenia secures England’s World Cup place

These are the moments England are supposed to enjoy. Their place in the World Cup is secure and, if we are going to be generous, they must be doing something right bearing in mind they have now reached four major tournaments in a row without losing a solitary qualifying match.

Unfortunately for England, it did not always feel like a night for celebration until that moment, three minutes into stoppage time, when Harry Kane sugarcoated a bland night of football with the goal that confirmed Gareth Southgate’s team would not be conspicuous by their absence when the World Cup draw is made inside the Kremlin on 1 December.

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These are the moments England are supposed to enjoy. Their place in the World Cup is secure and, if we are going to be generous, they must be doing something right bearing in mind they have now reached four major tournaments in a row without losing a solitary qualifying match.Unfortunately for England, it did not always feel like a night for celebration until that moment, three minutes into stoppage time, when Harry Kane sugarcoated a bland night of football with the goal that confirmed Gareth Southgate’s team would not be conspicuous by their absence when the World Cup draw is made inside the Kremlin on 1 December. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/05/england-slovenia-world-cup-qualifier-match-report

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