Harry Kane’s penalty earns England a Nations League draw in Germany


Harry Kane’s overdue spot-kick secured Gareth Southgate’s males a hard-fought International locations League attract Germany because the skipper was the second one guy to attain 50 targets for England.

The 3 Lions arrived in Munich taking a look to duplicate final summer season’s memorable Euro 2020 last-16 victory in opposition to Die Mannschaft and soar again from Saturday’s surprise loss to unfancied Hungary.

The second one of 4 International locations League suits on this 11-day slog additionally seemed set to finish in defeat after Jonas Hofmann struck for Germany, just for Kane to attain a overdue penalty and seal a 1-1 draw for England.

Molineux suits in opposition to Euro 2020 ultimate foes Italy and Hungary apply after an evening that ended on a top – and fortunately looked as if it would pass with out fan hassle throughout the Allianz Area.

The authentic away phase of three,466 supporters have been joined by means of different England lovers dotted across the Allianz Area, the place Germany inspired within the first part. Thomas Muller and Hofmann noticed targets dominated out, whilst former England Underneath-21s world Jamal Musiala confirmed his elegance

Bukayo Saka two times threatened in stoppage time as England confirmed glints of lifestyles, however Germany took the lead within the 51st minute when Joshua Kimmich put thru Hofmann to all too simply beat Jordan Pickford.

Bukayo Saka, proper, threatened for England within the first part (Markus Ulmer/AP)


England’s goalkeeper ensured Muller didn't prolong the hosts’ lead and Manuel Neuer shone on the different finish, however he could be overwhelmed from the spot within the 88th minute.

Referee Carlos Del Cerro Grande pointed to the spot after gazing again Nico Schlotterbeck’s problem on Kane, who saved his cool to ship the goalkeeper the incorrect means and edge nearer to Wayne Rooney report 53-goal haul.

There was once a second of harmony ahead of kick-off, the place Germany joined the guests in taking the knee after the anti-racism stance was once booed in Hungary.

The house facet flew out of the blocks and would have opened the scoring within 3 mins had Kyle Walker no longer stopped Muller directing house a flicked-on nook on the a ways publish.

Thomas Muller, centre, threatened for Germany (Markus Ulmer/AP)


Kai Havertz had already were given a shot on target by means of that time and Kane adopted swimsuit as England seemed to get a foothold on complaints, ahead of Kalvin Phillips’ damage ended in an early rejig.

The midfielder attempted to run off the problem however admitted defeat within the thirteenth minute – a second Germany cheekily attempted to capitalise on as Muller clipped house from a temporarily taken throw-in.

The ones celebrations have been lower quick as play had stopped so Jude Bellingham may well be presented – and the hosts have been annoyed once more within the twenty third minute.

Hofmann ran from simply throughout the England part to fulfill a hopeful lengthy ball ahead and saved his cool to overcome Pickford, handiest to peer the flag raised for offside – a choice ratified by means of the VAR.

Jonas Hofmann, left, noticed this effort dominated out (Nick Potts/PA)

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Southgate’s facet have been taking a look unsteady on the again and have been struggled to get grips on assured Musiala, whose talent and directness was once threatening.

However England had grown as an attacking risk and have been starting to pose extra issues themselves.

Kane must have carried out higher than lashing over when Neuer flapped at a nook, with Germany’s primary generating a wonderful save to disclaim Saka’s  snapshot from an acute perspective in stoppage time.

There have been 8 mins of overtime and Saka once more went shut when he thumped a 20-yard effort simply vast.

Any England target would were in opposition to the run of play and Germany took the lead six mins after the damage.

However Hofmann, proper, put his workforce forward in the second one part (Markus Ulmer/AP)


Harry Maguire adopted the ball all the way through a duration of affected person German passing, with Kimmich exploiting the distance he left to slide in Hofmann, who lashed previous Pickford. The England goalkeeper must have carried out higher.

Mason Mount noticed a 25-yard try to straight away repair parity denied by means of Neuer, however Germany have been in large part in keep watch over and Pickford was once compelled right into a very good response save to forestall Muller volleying house.

Jack Grealish was once presented as England looked for a leveller and he just about supplied it within the 76th minute, sending in a low ball that Kane stretched to show not off course – however Neuer unfold himself smartly to avoid wasting.

England’s Harry Kane, left, celebrates with Jack Grealish after levelling the rankings in Munich (Markus Ulmer/AP)


Change Jarrod Bowen’s pass was once just about transformed because the clock wound down, with Kane taking place within the field below force from Schlotterbeck.

Penalty claims gave the look to be unsuccessful as Germany countered, however for the referee was once urged to test the pitchside track by means of the VAR.

Del Cerro Grande pointed to the spot and Kane saved his cool to overcome Neuer and pleasure the England lovers within the 88th minute.