England Lose 4-0 To Hungary, Suffer Worst Home Defeat In 94 Years

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Three Lions of England’s poor campaign in the UEFA Nations League continued as they suffered their worst home defeat since 1928, following a 4-0 hammering in the hands of Hungary at the Molineaux in League A Group 3 on Tuesday night.

Gareth Southgate’s side have now gone four games without a victory for the first time since 2014.

They could do nothing but capitulate to a humiliating and potentially damaging defeat that had the crowd booing and calling for Southgate’s job at the final whistle.

Roland Sallai gave Hungary the lead on 16 minutes with a well-taken finish at the back post, then doubled Hungary’s lead with his second in the 70th minute.

With 10 minutes left Zsolt Nagy fired in from range to make it 3-0 and England had John Stones sent off just two minutes after the visitor’s third goal.

And in the 89th minute Daniel Gazdag finished smartly to complete the rout.

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Hungary earned their second win over the Three Lions on English soil and first since a famous 6-3 success at Wembley in 1953.

In the group’s other game, hosts Germany defeated Italy 5-2 to claim their first win after four games.

Germany ended the first half 2-0 up thanks to goals from Joshua Kimmich (10th minute) and Ilkay Gundogan (45+4 minute).

Thomas Muller added the third goal in the 51st minute with Timo Werner scoring two quick goals on 68 and 69 minutes to put Germany 5-0 ahead.

With 12 minutes left Italy pulled a goal back through Degnand Wilfried Gnonto and Alessandro Bastoni also scored to end the tie 5-2.

And after Tuesday’s games, Hungary top with seven points, Germany on six points are second, Italy Third with five points and England bottom with just two points.

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In some other results, Michy Batshuayi got the only goal as Belgium pipped Poland 1-0 away, Memphis Depay’s injury time goal earned Netherlands a 3-2 win against Wales, Ukraine and Republic of Ireland played 1-1 and Scotland thrashed Armenia 4-1.

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