Man Utd Striker Fires England To Victory
2018 World Cup Qualifier Report: England v Slovakia 04 September 2017
2018 World Cup Qualifier
Result: England 2-1 Slovakia
Date: 04 September 2017
Venue: Wembley Stadium
Marcus Rashford's second-half strike helped England record a 2-1 win over Slovakia at Wembley Stadium on Monday evening.
The visitors broke the deadlock after just three minutes as Adam Nemec released Stanislav Lobotka over the top and the striker calmly lobbed Joe Hart.
After a quiet spell, England nearly leveled matters in the 22nd minute but Dele Alli's header was turned away by Dubravka.
The hosts eventually leveled matters in the 37th when Eric Dier poked home from close range, following a cross from Marcus Rashford.
England continued to dominate and nearly took the lead and they nearly took the lead before the break but Dubravka produced a good save to deny the striker.
After a quiet start to the second half, the hosts took the lead in the 59th minute as Rashford curled home a fine strike from 20-yards out.
Slovakia looked for a way back into clash but they were dealt a blow in the 79th minute when Hamsik was forced off with an injury.
Raheem Sterling nearly added his name to the score-sheet in the 85th minute but Dubravka produced another good save to keep out the winger's left-footed effort.
England continued to push for more goals, but 2-1 was how the score remained as they remain top of Group F.