< /p> England v North Macedonia European Championship qualifier in Manchester, June 19, 2023. England's Bukayo Saka (right) scores a goal.)
Prague – England and France soccer players in the qualification for the 2024 European Championship remained 100 percent even after the fourth round. Albion outclassed North Macedonia 7-0 in Group C thanks to a hat-trick from Bukaya Saka. The reigning vice-champions of the world in “B” also defeated weakened Greece 1:0 at home. Kylian Mbappé decided the French triumph with a converted penalty.
Captain Kane put the English in the lead in the 29th minute. The island team's all-time top scorer scored in the 12th consecutive European qualification game. The hosts defeated the defense of North Macedonia twice before the break after goals from Saka and Rashford from Manchester United, who scored at “his” Old Trafford stadium.
21-year-old Arsenal winger Saka completed the first hat-trick in his career in the second half. England's sixth goal was added by substitute Phillips and in the 73rd minute, Kane closed the score again with a penalty kick. The Tottenham striker improved to 58 hits in the national team.
The French in Saint-Denis had the upper hand from the start, but the Greek defense held out in the first half. Shortly after the change of sides, Mavropanos kicked Griezmann in the head in the penalty area and the home team took a penalty. Mbappé succeeded only the second time, the first attempt was saved by Vlachodimos, but the penalty kick was repeated due to the Greek goalkeeper's premature run out. Star striker Paris St. Germain scored the jubilee 40th national team goal in the 70th match.
They did not add a home insurance, although they played with a numerical advantage from the 70th minute after Mavropanos was sent off. “Les Bleus” also kept a clean sheet in the fourth qualifying match. After the opening two wins, Greece hesitated for the first time, remaining second in the incomplete table with a loss of six points to the French.
Switzerland lost their fourth qualifying victory, as they failed to maintain a two-goal half-time lead at home against Romania and drew 2:2. Nevertheless, he continues to lead Group I by two points ahead of today's opponent. The home team in Lucerne took the lead after Amdouni's strikes. The Basel striker scored five goals in five international matches. However, the substitute Mihaila averted Romania's first defeat in the fight for the Euro in the end. The Parma forward scored in the penultimate minute and in set-up.
Euro 2024 qualification in football:
Ireland – Gibraltar 3:0 (0:0)
Goals: 53. Johnston, 59. Ferguson , 90.+2 Idaho.
France – Greece 1:0 (0:0)
Goal: 55. Mbappé from pen. ČK: 70. Mavropanos (Greece).
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Ukraine – Malta 1:0 (0:0)
Goal: 72. Cyhankov from pen.
England – North Macedonia 7:0 (3:0)
Goals: 38., 47. and 51. Saka, 29. and 73. from pen. Kane, 45. Rashford, 64. Phillips.
Armenia – Latvia 2:1 (1:0)
Goals: 35. Tiknizjan, 90. +1 Barsegjan from pen. – 67. Savalnieks.
Turkey – Wales 2:0 (0:0)
Goals: 72. Nayir, 82. Güler. CK: 42. Morrell (Wales).
Finland – San Marino 6:0 (2:0)
Goals: 65th, 72nd and 74th Hakans, 16th Kamara, 39th Källman, 76 . Pukki.
Northern Ireland – Kazakhstan 0:1 (0:0)
Goal: 88. Ajmbetov.
Slovenia – Denmark 1:1 (1 :1)
Goals: 25. Sporar – 42. Höjlund.
Belarus – Kosovo 2:1 (0:0)
Goals: 73. Morozov, 75. Ebong – 87. Muriqi from pen.
Goals: 42. Šlomo, 61. Solomon – 52. Rosas.
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