Nathan Redmond winner completes England comeback against Slovakia

• Slovakia 1-2 England (Chrien 22; Mawson 50, Redmond 61)
• Aidy Boothroyd’s side keep campaign alive after falling behind

England’s hopes of banishing the demons from their past three attempts to escape their group at the European Under-21 Championship are still intact after a brave comeback win against Slovakia ensured their fate remains in their own hands before meeting Poland on Thursday.

Trailing at half-time to a Martin Chrien header following the disappointing opening draw with Sweden, goals from Alfie Mawson and Nathan Redmond within 16 minutes of the second half rescued Aidy Boothroyd’s team, who now know that another victory against the hosts will almost guarantee a semi-final spot for the first time since 2009.

Continue reading...

About the Author

Comments are closed.