LONDON, Oct. 5, 2017 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (European Qualifiers) : England defeated Slovenia by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night at Wembley Stadium.
45 minutes of play and neither the Englishs nor the Slovenians have managed to pull ahead. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by English forward Harry Kane in stoppage time.
The result put the English top of Group F with 23 points. Slovenia is fourth with 14 points. In their last game, England will meet Lithuania at Wembley Stadium on October 8, while Slovenia will face Scotland.
Fixtures and Results : Group F
England at the World Cup
- 1 title (1966)
- 14 appearances (first in 1950)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1950)
- Statistics: Champions (1966) Fourth Place (1990)
Slovenia at the World Cup
- 2 appearances (first in 2002)
- 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)