Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk blasted his team’s second-half performance in Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Montenegro as “awful” and “outrageous” as their World Cup hopes were left in the balance.
Four-time champions Germany became the first country to join hosts Qatar in booking a spot at the 2022 Fifa World Cup with a 4-0 thrashing of North Macedonia in Skopje on Monday.
Gareth Southgate was delighted to seal Euro 2020 qualification by hitting seven past Montenegro to celebrate England’s 1,000th match in emphatic fashion.
Boss Gareth Southgate has challenged England to ‘raise the bar for the next decades’ and lose the ‘arrogance’ shown in the past as they prepare for their landmark clash with Montenegro.
Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro after emotions ran high in the wake of Manchester City’s loss to Liverpool.
Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo.
Raheem Sterling has called for Montenegro to be hit with a stadium ban after England players were subjected to racist abuse on Monday night.
Uefa is set to launch an investigation after Montenegrin fans racially abused England’s players on a night that left manager Gareth Southgate disgusted.
Both England and France made it two wins from two in Euro 2020 qualifying as the Three Lions smashed Montenegro 5-1, while Le Bleus cruised past Iceland 4-0 on Monday. Portugal on the other hand were held to a 1-1 draw by Serbia.
Chelsea midfielder Jorginho converted a 78th-minute penalty as a stuttering Italy earned a 1-1 Nations League draw at home with Poland.