LONDON. Hungary and England draw 1-1. R. Sallai scored the first goal (24′) for Hungary. J. Stones settled the score 1-1 (37′). It was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (64%)
The match was played at the Wembley Stadium stadium in London on Tuesday and it started at 6:45 pm local time. The referee was Alejandro José Hernández Hernández who was helped by José Enrique Naranjo Pérez and Teodoro Sobrino Magán. The 4th official was José Luis Munuera Montero. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.82 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
- ! 64 Ball Possession 36
- 11 Total 6
- 5 On Target 1
- 6 Off Target 5
- 1 Shots blocked 2
- 151 Attack 48
- 69 Dangerous attack 23
- 64 Ball safe 72
- 11 Free Kicks 9
- 0 Penalties 1
- 8 Corners 2
- 2 Off Sides 2
- 6 Total 9
- 1 Yellow Cards 2
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 4 Substitutions 5
England was in firm control of the ball 64% while Hungary was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
England was more aggressive with 69 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 5 were on target. However, that was not enough England to win the match.
England shot 11 times, 5 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Hungary shot 6 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
England received 1 yellow card (L. Shaw). On the opposite side, Hungary received 2 yellow cards (A. Schafer and D. Szoboszlai).
After this contest, England will have 20 points to stay in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Hungary will have 11 points to stay in the 4th place.
In the next match in the WC Qualification Europe, England will host Albania on the 12th of November with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of England (0 draws).
Hungary will host San Marino on the 12th of November with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Hungary (0 draws).
England – Formation
England started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Gareth Southgate decided to play with the following team: Jordan Pickford, Kyle Walker , John Stones , Tyrone Mings , Luke Shaw , Phil Foden , Declan Rice , Mason Mount , Raheem Sterling , Harry Kane and Jack Grealish .
The home team had on the bench: Aaron Ramsdale, Kieran Trippier, Sam Johnstone, Jordan Henderson, Fikayo Tomori, Bukayo Saka , Conor Coady, Jadon Sancho, James Ward-Prowse, Ollie Watkins, Tammy Abraham and Ben Chilwell.
England could not rely on the presence of O. Watkins (injured).
England made 4 changes: J. Grealish for B. Saka (62′), H. Kane for T. Abraham (76′), R. Sterling for J. Henderson (76′) and T. Abraham for O. Watkins (90′).
Best player: John Stones
The player that probably impressed the most for England was John Stones.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 97 passes (96% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7.
Hungary – Formation
Hungary started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
On the opposite side, Marco Rossi played with: Péter Gulácsi, Ákos Kecskés , Ádám Lang , Attila Szalai , Loic Négo , Ádám Nagy , András Schäfer , Zsolt Nagy , Dominik Szoboszlai , Szabolcs Schön and Roland Sallai .
They had on the bench: Dániel Gazdag, Roland Varga, Botond Balogh, Filip Holender, Dániel Sallói, Bálint Vécsei , Bendegúz Bolla, Ádám Bogdán, János Hahn and Nemanja Nikolics.
Hungary made 5 changes: S. Schon for F. Holender (68′), A. Schafer for B. Vecsei (79′), R. Sallai for J. Hahn (79′), D. Szoboszlai for N. Nikolics (90′) and L. Nego for B. Bolla (90′).
Best player: Loic Négo
The player that probably impressed the most for Hungary was Loic Négo.
His rating iswith 20 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 13 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the WC Qualification Europe.
- Kazakhstan – Finland – 0-2
- Portugal – Luxembourg – 5-0
- Serbia – Azerbaijan – 3-1
- Bulgaria – Northern Ireland – 2-1
- Lithuania – Switzerland – 0-4
- Kosovo – Georgia – 1-2
- Sweden – Greece – 2-0
- Denmark – Austria – 1-0
- Faroe Islands – Scotland – 0-1
- Israel – Moldova – 2-1
- Albania – Poland – 0-1
- England – Hungary – 1-1