How England qualified for the 2018 World Cup

England’s 1-0 win over Slovenia at Wembley booked their place at next summer’s World Cup.Here, Press Association Sport charts their qualification.September 4, 2016: Slovakia 0 England 1Adam Lallana’s goal gave Sam Allardyce a 1-0 win in his one and only game in charge (Nick Potts/PA)Sam Allardyce’s one and only game in charge of England was victorious, but only just. Adam Lallana scored in stoppage time to get the campaign off to a winning start.October 8, 2016: England 2 Malta 0Gareth Southgate was drafted in as caretaker after Allardyce’s departure and only wayward finishing stopped them adding to goals from Daniel Sturridge and Dele Alli.October 11, 2016: Slovenia 0 England 0Joe Hart’s fine goalkeeping display helped England earn a point.November 11, 2016: England 3 Scotland 0Gary Cahill scores England’s final goal in a 3-0 win over Scotland (Simon Cooper/EMPICS Sport)Southgate boosted his chances of getting the job full-time with a comfortable win. Sturridge, Lallana and Gary Cahill all found the net.March 26, 2017: England 2 Lithuania 0In full-time charge, Southgate calls up Jermain Defoe and he scored at Wembley after carrying Bradley Lowery onto the pitch. Jamie Vardy added a second.June 10, 2017: Scotland 2 England 2Harry Kane’s stoppage-time goal earns England a face-saving draw. Leading through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, they fell behind to two brilliant Leigh Griffiths free-kicks before Kane struck.September 1, 2017: Malta 0 England 4Harry Kane scored twice in England’s 4-0 win in Malta (Nick Potts/PA)Kane’s August drought was ended with an England goal in a team performance which failed to convince. Ryan Bertrand, Danny Welbeck and Kane added late gloss.September 4, 2017: England 2 Slovakia 1The most important result of England’s campaign. They fell behind but goals from Eric Dier and Marcus Rashford got the win.October 5, 2017: England 1 Slovenia 0Captain Kane came to the rescue with the winning goal in the third minute of injury time as Southgate’s men got the job done in far from commanding fashion.(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-72310761-1', 'auto', {'name': 'pacontentapi'}); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'referrer', location.origin); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension1', 'By PA Sport Staff'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension2', 'aadd26c3-8ca8-4c09-9335-231066719f7b'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension3', 'paservice:sport,paservice:sport:football'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension6', 'story-enriched'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension7', 'composite'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension8', null); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension9', 'sport:football'); ga('pacontentapi.send', 'pageview', { 'location': location.href, 'page': (location.pathname + + location.hash), 'title': 'How England qualified for the 2018 World Cup'});

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