In the qualifying match of the 2018 world Cup England beat Slovenia 1:0. In the 4th minute of added stoppage time of the meeting forward Harry Kane sent the ball into the opponent’s goal, closing the pass of Kyle Walker.
Note that the defender of “Zenit” Michael Mevla took to the field in the starting lineup Slovenes and played the full match. Wards Gareth Southgate remained the leader of group F with 23 points after 9 games. Thus, the British guaranteed the yield on the 2018 world Cup.
In another meeting lost to Slovakia and Scotland – 0:1. In the 89th minute of the game the ball into his own goal sent the defender “Fenerbahce” Martin Skrtel. Note that at the 23rd minute the former midfielder of “Zenit” Robert Mak left the Slovaks in the minority, receiving a second yellow card.
Malta and Lithuania played a draw – 1:1. In the composition of the Maltese in the 23rd minute, scoring Andrew Agius. 30 minutes later the Lithuanian Vykintas plum equalized.
England – Slovenia 1:0 (0:0)
Goal: Kane, 90+4.
England: HART, Walker, Cahill, Stones, Bertrand, Oxlade-Chamberlain (Lingard, 64), Dyer, Henderson, Sterling (Keane 85), Radford, Kane.
Slovenia: Cloud, String, Mevla, Cesar, Jokić, Basak (Repas, 72), Krhin, Rothman (Matavž, 79), Iličić, Verbic, Sporer (Beers, 55).
Warning: Krhin, 38. Stones, 45. Mevla, 45+1. Rothman, 51. String, 87. Beers, 90+6.
Judge: Zwayer (Germany).
5 Oct. London. The Wembley Stadium.
Scotland – Slovakia – 1:0 (0:0)
Goal: Skrtel, 89 save.
Scotland: Gordon, Tierney (Anya, 82), Mulgrew, Berra, Robertson, D. Fletcher (McArthur, 79), Bannan, Morrison, Forrest (Martin, 61), Griffiths, Phillips.
Slovakia: Dubravka, Pekarík, Skrtel, Durica, Hubocan, Kucka (Dember, 80), Lobotka, Gregus, Hamsik (Duda, 79), Mac, German (Weiss, 79).
Warning: Mac 17. Hamsik, 21. Morrison, 70. Bannan, 90+4.
Removal: Mak (Slovakia), 23.
Referee: Magic (Serbia).
5 Oct. Glasgow. Stadium Hampden Park
Malta – Lithuania – 1:1 (1:0)
Goals: Adjus, 23 (1:0). Slivka, 53 (1:1).
Malta: Hogg, Agus, CT.Borg, Camilleri, Fenech (Attard, 90+2), J.Zerafa, Muscat, Gambin (K. Borg, 86), Schembri (Failla, 46), Effiong, Pisani.
Lithuania: Subas, Mikuckis, Andruskevicius, Vaitkunas, Girdvainis, Kuklis, Valskis (Papsis, 46), Plum, Black, Novikov, Matulevicius (Spalvis, 80).
Warning: Kuklis, 22. Girdvainis, 42. Muscat, 74.
Referee: Hovhannisyan (Armenia).
5 Oct. TA Kali. Stadium Ta’ Qali National Stadium.