Stadion Stožice - Ljubljana 14/06/2015 - 18:00CET (18:00 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group E

Slovenia - England
2-3
 

Slovenia - England 2-3 - 14/06/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Wilshere and Rooney keep England on course

Published: Sunday 14 June 2015, 20.00CET
Wilshere and Rooney keep England on course 
Watch England win thriller in Slovenia ©Getty Images

England maintain 100% record with sixth straight Group E victory
• Milivoje Novakovič opens scoring with fifth goal in qualifying
Jack Wilshere strikes twice with first England goals
Substitute Nejc Pečnik heads Slovenia level with six minutes remaining
Wayne Rooney nets winner to draw level with Gary Lineker on 48 England goals
Next qualifiers: Switzerland v Slovenia, San Marino v England (5 September)

England remain on course for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification from Group E after again overturning a deficit against Slovenia to claim a 3-2 win.

 

Lineups

Slovenia

Slovenia

England

England

1Handanovič (GK)1Hart (GK)
2Brečko
57
2Jones
46
5Cesar (C)3Gibbs
6B. Ilič4Henderson
7Iličić
61
5Cahill
8Kurtič
79
6Smalling
11Novakovič
37
7Wilshere
57
73
13Jokić8Delph
85
17Kirm
72
9Sterling
20Kampl
90+2
10Rooney (C)
86
22Mertelj11Townsend
74

Substitutes

12Oblak (GK)13Green (GK)
16Vidmar (GK)23Heaton (GK)
3Andjelković12Bertrand
4Samardžić14Walcott
74
9Berić15Jagielka
10Birsa
61
16Milner
14Lazarevič
79
17Lallana
46
18Rotman18Austin
19Pečnik
72
84
19Cleverley
21Milec20Barkley
23Verbič21Vardy
22Clyne
85

Coaches

Srečko Katanec (SVN)
Roy Hodgson (ENG)

Referee

Alberto Undiano Mallenco (ESP)

Standings

Last updated: 24/07/2015 17:02 CET
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Match statistics

Slovenia
England

2

Goals scored

3

44

Possession (%)

56

4

Total attempts

16

3

on target

6

1

off target

6

0

blocked

4

0

against woodwork

0

1

Corners

3

5

Offsides

3

2

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

12

Fouls committed

15

14

Fouls suffered

12

376

Passes

518

302

completed

447

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    90+2
    Kampl (Slovenia) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Goal
    86
    Rooney (England) scores!
    Finally Rooney finds the net. He has seen a number of chances go off target but this time makes no mistake. A tackle sends the ball into the forward's pass and he sends Samir Handanovič the wrong way to take his international tally to 48 goals.
  • Substitution
    85
    Clyne (in) - Delph (out) (England)
  • Goal
    84
    Pečnik (Slovenia) scores!
    Bojan Jokić curls the cross in from the left and the substitute rises high above marker Kieran Gibbs and plants a header into the back of the net. The game is level once again.

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