“It's been a great week, it would've been nice to finish it off with a win here but it just wasn't out night. “In international games, mistakes cost you and that's what has happened today. England 0-1 Denmark (Eriksen 35 pen), RTÉ commentary of his goal that sent England to the 1958 World Cup finals.
Coady attempts to spin and shoot, but Calvert-Lewin, Maehle and Schmeichel are all in close attendance, confusing the issue one way or another. 45 min: It’ll be another three minutes until they hear it. Denmark get the second half underway. Maehle blocks easily enough.
88. 67 min: Denmark should be two up. 79 min: The corner, sent in from the right, is flicked on by Kane and drops to Coady at the far post, six yards out. 89 min: James is bowled over out on the right. As a consequence, England drop to third in the table behind Belgium who won 2-1 away to Iceland thanks to a Romelu Lukaku brace, and tonight's opponents Denmark. I can't fault the boys in that aspect.”. Henderson goes into the book for giving the referee some back chat, England's Nations League hopes hang in the balance. Sisto jinks his way past James on the left and crosses to the far post. We've seen Kieran Trippier's FA betting hearing, Tammy Abraham, Jadon Sancho and Ben Chilwell all break covid rules….and now two red cards this evening. 34 min: Delaney, Walker and Pickford get in a tangle just inside the England box, competing for a high ball.
From which ... 63 min: James has been very impressive on his full debut. 66 min: ... Mount rises, sending a powerful close-range header towards the top right. 90 min +1: The first of three extra minutes passes by. Harry Maguire saw red inside the first 30 minutes after picking up his second yellow card, before Christian Eriksen scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot five minutes later. Sky Sports' Jamie Redknapp has suggested playing West Ham's Declan Rice in the back three in the future. 72 min: Southgate refreshes his front line, replacing Mount with Sancho on the left, and Rashford with Calvert-Lewin on the right. 47 min: Denmark establish some early second-half control by stroking it around the middle of the park awhile. Club football is back this weekend and as always, we will be covering a range of games stretching from the Premier League to Getafe vs Barcelona in La Liga. “But you can't get too carried away. As for Harry Maguire: time for a few slow, deep breaths and a long rethink. “The debate will continue with him, we've all seen what he can do, we've all seen the start to the season that he's had, so when he is going to get the chance to do that? “I’m not English and thus my familiarity with England national team players pre-2014 is pretty much non-existent, which is why I really enjoy lists like the one you posted before kick-off,” writes Matt Burtz. Redknapp said: “Before the game, you ask me how many of those players are maybe going to be starting going forward, I think there's a lot more questions than answers. 56 min: Delaney scampers into the England box from the right and looks for Braithwaite with a pullback. Mings comes on for the sacrificed Maitland-Niles. James is the one to take the free-kick, hi effort had plenty of power but it was straight at Schmeichel who tipped it over the crossbar. Christensen, on a booking, is replaced by Jorgensen, while Skov makes way for Maehle at left-back. 78 min: James sends a fierce, rising drive straight at Schmeichel, who tips over easily enough. Nations League updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-off; Live scores: all the goals from the games around Europe ; And … Reece James was shown a red card after the full-time whistle as England lost to Denmark in the #NationsLeague pic.twitter.com/D9RTpZlMNZ, — Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) October 14, 2020. Kane screams for a penalty. That’s as close as England have come. FT: England 0-1 Denmark England "To have the backing from the manager - we all know how good Popey (Nick Pope) was last year and Hendo (Dean Henderson) had a … David Hytner was at Wembley ... and here’s his report. Denmark deserved the win, even if the award of their spot kick was soft. Christian Eriksen returned to Wembley to help his side grab a vital three points as well as getting amongst the goals. England v Denmark: Nations League – live! Coady slips and goes down. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. I can’t fault the boys ... the fight and spirit after the sending off was truly a great thing to be a part of.”, Sky have a word with Declan Rice. 42 min: Another fine cross from the right from James. The winning penalty and a decisive clearance: what a way for Eriksen and Kjaer to celebrate their 100th caps!
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90. 87. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. 65 min: Kane has a dig from distance. England had no response to the red card or the goal, they looked completely out of ideas and the fight you'd expect from England simply was not there. They haven’t caused the ten men too much stress. 57 min: At least the recording of that effing band has been switched off. 71 min: The clock ticks on, and England continue to do very little in attack.
It was a night where we put everything on the line and the one at the end (Reece James' red card) that when you're a footballer, you lay your heart out on the pitch and you don't get things to go your way, that's what happens. After the final whistle, Reece James was sent off on his full England debut!
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84. Will Van Dijk miss the rest of the season? Coady does well to block out for a corner, from which nothing comes. After England's excellent 2-1 win against Belgium on Sunday, England fail to back it up against Denmark. I’m really, really, really sorry.
England aren’t getting payback for the soft one they conceded in the first half. 53 min: Denmark are totally bossing possession, making full use of their extra man. The corner is delivered to the back post, Coady goes down under pressure but no penalty is given. 85. “I know we’re a great bunch of lads and we’re focused for sure, Maguire has always been amazing with me, anyone can get a red card and he’s been a fantastic servant and long may that continue.”. Trying to look on the bright side: England may have been both dreadfully poor and wretchedly ill-disciplined tonight, but Mason Mount and Conor Coady were both denied goals by, respectively, a magnificent close-range reaction save and an extremely intelligent goal-line clearance. This Nations League Group A2 tie will be held at Wembley on Wednesday, October 14 and will kick-off at 7:45pm. 78. Phillips can’t beat the first man with his free kick, and Eriksen romps up the other end. In case you missed it, here's the moment Reece James was sent off. 55 min: Rashford tries to make something happen for England, dropping a shoulder to breeze in from the left and fizzing a low shot wide of the target.
Mount has impressed tonight. 86 min: Philips joins him in the book for his role in a theatrical tussle with Poulsen over a dead ball. What a clearance! Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes.