Match No. 1030 - Tuesday, 29th March 2022, 7:45pm

  • Assist: Raheem Sterling. "...Sterling chased a Grealish pass up the inside left channel only for Eric Bailly to cut it out and prod clear. No matter. Sterling hoovered up the loose ball and ran at Aurier, unnerving him, before crossing low for Watkins, who had a tap-in." Ollie Watkins2nd of 2 goals. Right-footed from 3 yards., 30' 29:44
  • Assist: Jack Grealish. "Sterling’s goal followed a nice touch and layoff by Watkins. Sterling burst through to shoot and, when Sangaré pushed the ball up and away, Grealish played a lovely first-time square ball back to him. Sterling swept home." Raheem Sterling19th of 19 goals. Right-footed from 8 yards., 45' 44"23
  • Assist: Phil Foden. "...and Tyrone Mings would set the seal on it with a stoppage-time header from a corner from the substitute, Phil Foden." Tyrone Mings2nd of 2 goals. Header from 8 yards., 90' +392:44
    • 1
    • Nick PopeBurnley, 8th of 8 caps
      29 years, 11 months, 10 days
    • 2
    • Ben WhiteArsenal, 4th of 4 caps
      24 years, 5 months, 21 days
    • 'HT46:00
    • 4
    • Declan RiceWest Ham, 29th of 29 caps
      23 years, 2 months, 15 days
    • 5
    • Tyrone MingsAston Villa, 17th of 17 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 16 days
    • 6
    • Harry MaguireMan Utd, 42nd of 42 caps
      29 years, 0 months, 24 days
    • 7
    • Raheem SterlingMan City, 74th of 74 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 21 days
      (c)0th captaincy
    • '6261:45
    • 9
    • Ollie WatkinsAston Villa, 7th of 7 caps
      26 years, 2 months, 30 days
    • '6261:55
    • 11
    • Jack GrealishMan City, 20th of 20 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 19 days
    • '6261:33
    • 12
    • Luke ShawMan Utd, 21st of 21 caps
      26 years, 8 months, 17 days
    • '6261:18
    • 18
    • Phil FodenMan City, 15th of 15 caps
      21 years, 10 months, 1 days
    • '6261:45
    • 20
    • Harry KaneSpurs, 69th of 69 caps
      28 years, 8 months, 1 days
    • '6261:55
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    • 23
    • Badra Ali SangareBadra Ali Sangare.
      Born 30th May 1986, Bingerville, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 17
    • Serge AurierSerge Alain Stéphane Aurier.
      Born 24th Dec 1992, Ouragahio, Côte d’Ivoire.
      (c) 31:06 Pulling at Grealish's shorts whilst tripping him & 39:11 Dissent
    • '4039:11
    • 14
    • Hassane KamaraHassane Kamara.
      Born 5th Mar 1994, Saint-Denis, France.
    • 21
    • Eric BaillyEric Bertrand Bailly.
      Born 12th Apr 1994, Bingerville, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 27
    • Simon DeliSimon Désiré Sylvanus Deli.
      Born 27th Oct 1991, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 19
    • Nicolas PépéNicolas Pépé.
      Born 29th May 1995, Mantes-la-Jolie, France.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 4
    • Jean SeriJean Michaël Seri.
      Born 19th Jul 1991, Grand-Béréby, Côte d’Ivoire.
      32:27 Tripping Sterling as he past him
    • '9392:27
    • 8
    • Franck KessiéFranck Yannick Kessié.
      Born 19th Dec 1996, Ouragahio, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 11
    • Maxwel CornetGnaly Albert Maxwel Cornet.
      Born 27th Sep 1996, Bregbo, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • '6463:04
    • 22
    • Sébastien HallerSébastien Romain Teddy Haller.
      Born 22nd Jun 1994, Ris-Orangis, France.
    • '8685:09
    • 15
    • Max GradelMax-Alain Gradel.
      Born 30th Nov 1987, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 6
    • Willy BolyWilly-Arnaud Zobo Boly.
      Born 3rd Feb 1991, Melun, France.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 5
    • Emmanuel AgbadouEmmanuel Agbadou.
      Born 17th Jun 1997, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 12
    • Fousseny CoulibalyFousseny Coulibaly.
      Born 10th Aug 1989, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • 'HT46:00
    • 3
    • Ghislain KonanGhislain N'Clomande Konan.
      Born 27th Dec 1995, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • '6463:04
    • 28
    • Yohan BoliYohan Alexandre Mady Boli.
      Born 17th Nov 1993, Arras, France.
    • '8685:09
    • 20
    • Paul AkouokouEdgar Paul Akouokou.
      Born 20th Dec 1997, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
    • '9392:27

Notes

  • Aurier Red Card"Their captain, Serge Aurier, gave England a helping hand when he was sent off in the 40th minute for a second yellow card...Aurier had been booked for a cheap foul on Grealish in the 32nd minute, pulling him back after losing the ball to him. He would feel the blood surge to his head shortly afterwards. Aurier went into a challenge with Watkins, went to ground and argued strongly for a foul, even though it was nothing of the sort. There was confusion when the referee, Erik Lambrechts, gave him a second yellow card, with even Grealish appearing to argue against it."
  • Overturned penaltyEarly in the second half [45:46] England were awarded a penalty when Bellingham seemed to be tripped by Coulibaly. After a review by VAR the penalty was overturned as it was deemed Coulibaly had got the ball first.

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football
  • The Guardian "Raheem Sterling leads England to easy victory over 10-man Ivory Coast"

Managers

Referee

  • Belgium Erik Lambrechts

Attendance

  • 73,405

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • Up 1 place, gaining 2 ranking points to 2039 points England - 5th - 1
  • Côte d'Ivoire - 46th