Monday, May 20, 2024

Euro 2024 qualifiers: Kane makes history with England win over Italy


Italy began their title-retaining campaign with a surprise defeat in Naples in a repeat of the 2020 edition in 2021, with the biggest teams missing after failing to qualify for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. , “Squadra Azura” won the title in a penalty shootout.

Despite failing to qualify for the World Cup, Roberto Mancini remains coach and calls in new faces including Matteo Redigi (23 years old).

And at the “Diego Armando Maradona” stadium in Naples, the “Three Lions” scored in the 13th minute through West Ham’s Declan Rice, whose cane shot was blocked by goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. .

Before the end of the first half, the referee after resorting to video technology (VAR) awarded the Englishman a penalty kick, which Kane converted into a goal (44).

With this goal, Kane made history with 54 international goals for the England national football team.

In the second half of the match, Redigi scored a goal to reduce the deficit for Italy (56), his first international goal in his first participation with the Italian national team.

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw was sent off after picking up two yellow cards in the space of two minutes (78 and 80), but the final result was in the Englishman’s favour.

Ronaldo made history

Star, Cristiano Ronaldo, Saudi Al-Nasr professional led the Portuguese national team to a strong start to their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign as they thrashed their hosts Liechtenstein 4-0.

Joa Cancelo (8), Bernardo Silva (47) and Cristiano Ronaldo (51 penalty kicks and 63) scored Portugal’s goals.

Thus, the Portugal national team secured its first three points in Group X, which today saw a 3-0 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Icelandic opponents, and Slovakia’s goalless draw with Luxembourg.

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Ronaldo took his tally to 120 goals, strengthening his record for most international goals, of which he alone holds the world record for most international matches (197).

In Group H, Denmark beat Finland 3-1, Kazakhstan beat Slovenia 1-2 and San Marino beat Northern Ireland 0-2.

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