England win easily at Wembley and Portugal works with Roberto Martínez


The teams of England and Portugal achieved their second victory in two days of the qualifying phase for the 2024 Euro Cup this Sunday, with a 2-0 win over Ukraine and a 0-6 win against Luxembourg where Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Félix shone.

In the afternoon session, England made it two for two with a solid win over Ukraine at Wembley. The ‘Three Lions’ had not done much when in three minutes they broke the match, 37-40′, through Harry Kane and Saka. The Tottenham striker added one more goal (55) to his all-time record with England.

Later, the Arsenal striker showed his great form with the 2-0 that he made himself. James Maddison put in a strong performance in his first start and Ivan Toney made his long-awaited international debut, although he only had 10 minutes. After the first triumph in Italy since 1961, the inventors of football add six points as leaders of Group C.

Italy opened this Sunday with a 0-2 win over Malta. A comfortable victory for the European champion who led in the first half with goals from Argentine league striker Mateo Retegui, his second goal in two games with the ‘azzurri’, and Matteo Pessina. Mancini’s team is second in Group C.

Meanwhile, Portugal also signed the plenary, before continuing with the work in June, without mercy from Luxembourg. After also knocking out Liechtenstein, the leader of Group J liked Cristiano Ronaldo who scored a double, with Bernardo Silva very active and with Félix scoring a nice header.

The Portuguese team seems to enjoy the arrival of the Spanish coach Roberto Martínez. Second is Slovakia with four points after a 2-0 win over Bosnia. In addition, Iceland added their first three points with a tremendous win (7-0) against Liechtenstein, the biggest in their history. In the second half, Aron Gunnarsson scored a hat trick to score more goals in 16 minutes on Sunday than in his previous 100 games for Iceland.

On the other hand, Group H is led by Slovenia with six points, the rest all have three, after their victory (2-0) over San Marino, although the highlight was Kazakhstan’s comeback against Denmark, when they lost 0-2. 20 minutes from the end. Hojlund, who scored three goals on Thursday, added the two Danes before the debacle.