England lose to Hungary in the UEFA Nations League

 

Hungary defeated England 4-0 in the match that took place between them on Tuesday evening at the Clement Turpan Stadium in the fourth round of Group C in the first level of the European Nations League.

The goals of the match came through Ronald Salai (two goals), Zolt Nagy, and Daniel Gardage in the 16th, 79th, 80th and 89th minutes, respectively.

With this result, Hungary topped the group standings with 7 points from winning two matches, drawing one and losing the same, scoring 7 goals and receiving 3.

While England are bottom of the group standings with only two points, collected from a tie in two matches and a defeat in the same, scoring one goal and receiving 6 goals.

According to the global network “Opta”, which specializes in numbers and statistics for football, England lost a home match by more than 4 goals for the first time since March 1928, when it lost 5-1 to Scotland.

The network also confirmed that England lost a home match by 4 goals without scoring for the first time in its entire history.

And no team has received more red cards in the UEFA Nations League than England, with John Stones being the fourth to take the red for the Three Lions in the competition (also Harry Maguire, Kyle Walker and Rhys James).

Roland Salai became the first Hungarian player to score twice in an away game against England since Ferenc Puskas (2) and Nandor Hedgekoti (3) in a 6-3 win at Wembley Stadium in 1953.

The England squad was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Ramsdale.

Defence: Walker, James, Phillips, Stones.

Midfield: Juehi, Bowen, Gallagher.

Forwards: Harry Kane, Bellingham, Saka.

The composition of Hungary was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Debus.

Defence: Lange, Sisali, Viola, Urban.

Midfield: Salai, Sibuszli, Scheffer.

Forwards: Styles, Nagy, Salai.

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