Match No. 1027 - Friday, 12th November 2021, 7:45pm

  • Assist: Reece James. "James curls a gorgeous free kick into the mixer. Maguire times his run from deep, meeting the dropping ball six yards out, and guides his header across Strakosha and into the right-hand side of the net." Harry Maguire6th of 7 goals. Header from 7 yards., 9' 08:29
  • Assist: Jordan Henderson. "James bursts his way down the inside-right channel before losing the ball. Henderson snatches it, one-twos with Foden, reaches the byline, and stands one up for Kane, who can’t miss from six yards, planting his header into the bottom left." Harry Kane42nd of 62 goals. Header from 3 yards., 18' 17:13
  • Assist: Harry Kane. "Henderson picks up the ball in a central position and dribbles towards the box. He one-twos with Kane to his right, takes a touch to his left, then swivels and steers a delicate dink across Strakosha and into the bottom right." Jordan Henderson2nd of 3 goals. Left-footed from 10 yards., 28' 27:25
  • Assist: Raheem Sterling. "Sterling dribbles down the middle, then slips Kane into the box down the left. Kane, played onside by a way-too-deep Veseli, drops a shoulder to get past the lumbering Dermaku and smashes home from a tight-ish angle." Harry Kane43rd of 62 goals. Left-footed from 10 yards., 33' 32:44
  • Assist: Phil Foden. "The corner’s hit deep. Kane, at the far post, powers a bicycle kick home from close range. Right peg, so that’s a perfect hat-trick. It took a deflection off Dermaku and over Strakosha, but there’s a fair chance it would have whistled home anyway." Harry Kane44th of 62 goals. Right-footed from 6 yards., 45' +145:58
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    • Jordan PickfordEverton, 42nd of 58 caps
      27 years, 8 months, 5 days
      Goalkeeper
    • 2
    • Kyle WalkerMan City, 65th of 81 caps
      31 years, 5 months, 15 days
      Right Wing Back
    • 3
    • Ben ChilwellChelsea, 16th of 19 caps
      24 years, 10 months, 22 days
      Left Wing Back
    • 4
    • Reece JamesChelsea, 9th of 16 caps
      21 years, 11 months, 4 days
      Centre Back
    • Off '7776:17
    • 5
    • John StonesMan City, 54th of 69 caps
      27 years, 5 months, 15 days
      Centre Back
    • 6
    • Harry MaguireMan Utd, 40th of 62 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 7 days
      Centre Back
    • 7
    • Kalvin PhillipsLeeds, 18th of 31 caps
      25 years, 11 months, 10 days
      Midfield
    • Off '6463:04
    • 9
    • Harry KaneSpurs, 66th of 89 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 15 days
      Centre Forward
      (c)43rd captaincy
    • Off '6362:39
    • 10
    • Raheem SterlingMan City, 72nd of 82 caps
      26 years, 11 months, 4 days
      Left Forward
    • Off '7776:22
    • 11
    • Phil FodenMan City, 12th of 31 caps
      21 years, 5 months, 15 days
      Right Forward
    • Off '6362:49
    • 17
    • Tammy AbrahamRoma, 9th of 11 caps
      24 years, 1 months, 10 days
      Centre Forward
    • On '6362:39
    • 14
    • Jack GrealishMan City, 18th of 35 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 2 days
      Left Forward
    • On '6362:49
    • 18
    • Jude BellinghamDortmund, 9th of 27 caps
      18 years, 4 months, 13 days
      Midfield
    • On '6463:04
    • 19
    • Emile Smith RoweArsenal, 1st of 3 caps
      21 years, 3 months, 15 days
      Right Forward
    • On '7776:22
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    • Thomas StrakoshaThomas Fotaq Strakosha.
      Born 19th Mar 1995, Athens, Greece.
      Son of Foto Strakosha who played in goal for Albania 1990-2005.
    • 4
    • Elseid HysajElseid Gëzim Hysaj.
      Born 2nd Feb 1994, Malësi e Madhe, Albania.
      (c)
    • 20
    • Lorenc TrashiLorenc Trashi.
      Born 19th May 1992, Gramsh, Albania.
    • Off 'HT45:00
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    • Ardian IsmajliArdian Ilmi Ismajli.
      Born 30th Sep 1996, Majance, Kosovo.
      24:49 Pulling back Sterling.
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    • Marash KumbullaMarash Nikolin Kumbulla.
      Born 8th Feb 2000, Peschiera del Garda, Italy.
    • Off '1716:09
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    • Freddie VeseliFrédéric Shtjefan Veseli.
      Born 20th Nov 1992, Renens, Switzerland.
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    • Keidi BareKeidi Bare.
      Born 28th Aug 1997, Fier, Albania.
    • Off '1211:18
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    • Klaus GjasulaKlaus Fatmir Gjasula.
      Born 14th Dec 1989, Tirana, Albania.
      7:56 Sliding into the back of Kane.
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    • Sokol CikalleshiSokol Cikalleshi.
      Born 27th Jul 1990, Kavajë, Albania.
      20:19 Dissent towards the referee after giving a handball against him.
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    • Nedim BajramiNedim Bajrami.
      Born 28th Feb 1999, Zürich, Switzerland.
    • Off 'HT45:00
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    • Myrto UzuniMyrto Uzuni.
      Born 31st May 1995, Berat, Albania.
    • Off '8685:57
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    • Qazim LaçiQazim Laçi.
      Born 19th Jan 1996, Peshkopi, Albania.
      66:00 Dangerous play. Laci attempts an overhead kick in the area with Stones and James going for the ball too. They clash heads and get kicked in the face.
    • On '1211:18
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    • Kastriot DermakuKastriot Luan Dermaku.
      Born 15th Jan 1992, Scandiano, Italy.
    • On '1716:09
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    • Enea MihajEnea Mihaj.
      Born 5th Jul 1998, Rhodes, Greece.
    • On 'HT45:00
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    • Ylber RamadaniYlber Latif Ramadani.
      Born 12th Apr 1996, Stamberg, Germany.
    • On 'HT45:00
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    • Odise RoshiOdise Roshi.
      Born 22nd May 1991, Fier, Albania.
    • On '8685:57

Notes

  • Goal MilestoneKane equals Wayne Rooney's 39 goals in competitive matches and is now level with Jimmy Greaves in fourth on the all time list.
  • Hat-Trick: Harry Kane4th hat-trick (85th overall).
  • Player MilestoneEmile Smith Rowe's 1st Cap
  • Goal MilestoneHarry Maguire, 9' - 2250th goal scored by England

Sources

Managers

Referee

  • Germany Felix Zwayer

Attendance

  • 80,366

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 3 ranking points to 2032 points England - 6th
  • Albania - 65th

World Cup 2022 Q

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    • +36
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    • 18
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    • 17
    • +6
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    • Final Standings.