Wembley Stadium - London 08/09/2015 - 20:45CET (19:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group E

England - Switzerland
2-0
 

England - Switzerland 2-0 - 08/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Rooney sets record in eighth straight England win

Published: Tuesday 8 September 2015, 23.00CET
Rooney sets record in eighth straight England win 
Proud Rooney reflects on England record ©AFP/Getty Images

  • Wayne Rooney becomes the first England player to score 50 goals
  • The captain doubles the lead from the spot after Harry Kane's opener
  • The victory is England's eighth in as many Group E matches
  • Already-qualified England have won the section; Switzerland remain second
  • Next games: England v Estonia, Switzerland v  San Marino (9 October)

Wayne Rooney became England's 50-goal all-time leading scorer with a late penalty against Switzerland as Roy Hodgson's men maintained their perfect record in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group E. 

 

Lineups

England

England

Switzerland

Switzerland

1Hart (GK)1Sommer (GK)
2Clyne
68
2Lichtsteiner
3Shaw4Klose
4Shelvey
58
8Inler (C)
5Cahill10Xhaka
6Smalling
71
11Behrami
79
7Milner
28
13Rodriguez
8Delph
3
14Stocker
71
9Sterling19Drmic
63
10Rooney (C)
84
22Schär
11Oxlade-Chamberlain23Shaqiri

Substitutes

21Heaton (GK)12Hitz (GK)
13Butland (GK)21Bürki (GK)
12Gibbs3Moubandje
14Walcott5Von Bergen
15Stones
68
6Widmer
16Jagielka7Embolo
63
17Vardy9Seferovic
71
18Kane
58
67
15Dzemaili
79
19Mason16Fernandes
20Barkley
3
17Kasami
18Mehmedi
20Lustenberger

Coaches

Roy Hodgson (ENG)
Vladimir Petković (SUI)

Referee

Gianluca Rocchi (ITA)

Standings

 

Match statistics

England
Switzerland

2

Goals scored

0

49

Possession (%)

51

14

Total attempts

8

7

on target

1

4

off target

4

3

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

8

0

Offsides

6

2

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

14

Fouls committed

11

10

Fouls suffered

13

393

Passes

408

344

completed

341

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    84
    Rooney (England) scores from the penalty spot.
    Wayne Rooney converts the spot kick with a powerful effort to become England's all-time leading goalscorer.
  • Substitution
    79
    Dzemaili (in) - Behrami (out) (Switzerland)
  • Substitution
    71
    Seferovic (in) - Stocker (out) (Switzerland)
  • Yellow Card
    71
    Smalling (England) is booked.

See also

  • SSI Err
  • SSI Err