Scotland – England
Wards Gareth Cautata were saved from defeat in the Derby against Scotland, played a draw in the framework of the selection of the 2018 world Cup.
England selection with minimal losses and the lead in group F, while Scotland is traditionally a fever. The first meeting in the framework of the current campaign took place in November last year and ended with the defeat of the “tartan army”.
Wanting revenge, the hosts immediately went on the attack. A strong pressure and a few corners and did not create the English of problems is a bet on fast goal has not worked. The opponent survived the onslaught of the starter, and he went ahead. In the 18th minute, Kane was able to open the score after a pass from Dyer, but shot over the crossbar.
In the middle of the half, the Scots have created the problem, and then they themselves decided. Gordon far out of the goal and a poorly cleared the ball . Kane decided to take advantage of the situation and perform “parachute” – the goalkeeper was backed up by the defenders. With the rebound of Rushford did it yourself, Craig. Before the break, “Scotty” did not create, but guests remember the lallana shot into the near corner.
The second half was much “livelier”. On 51st minute Livermore swiped at the gates of Gordon, resulting in the ball ricocheting off one of the contestants flew to the bar. Part of Scotland were active Griffiths. He created chances for himself and for the partners. However, it looked better all one guests.
Their advantage became more pronounced after entering the field Oxlade-Chamberlain. On 70 minutes player of Arsenal in the penalty area beat several opponents, and then shot. Gordon did not see the moment of impact, so was not able to parry. After some time, Alex has created a chance for Lallana, but he could not get.
In the last minute of normal time, everything turned on its head. Two magnificent goals from free kicks in the performance of Griffith, it seemed, brought the Scots the victory. However, Kane on before the final whistle saved for “three lions” draw. This result is added to the teams one point each. In England now 14 (1st place), and in Scotland 8 (4 row).
CHS-2018. European qualifiers, round 6
Scotland – England – 2:2
Goals: Griffiths, 87, 90 – Oxlade-Chamberlain, 70, Kane, 90+3