Andorra vs England LIVE: World Cup qualifier result, final score and reaction tonight

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Michael Jones
Saturday 09 October 2021 21:55
Moment fire breaks out at Andorra stadium during live TV report

A step closer to Qatar, without having to break into a sprint.

On an artificial pitch, England played out another win that could barely be called a real football match.

The only significance of this 5-0 win away to Andorra was the first international goals for Ben Chilwell and Jack Grealish, who will at least have something to remember from a match most people will immediately forget.

Perhaps the most accurate description of this game was that it was mostly a pleasant stroll through Pyrenean hills for the superb Phil Foden.

The playmaker both decorated the game and decided it, since it was his supreme passes that set up the first two goals that settled this game.


GOAL! Andorra 0 - 2 England (Saka, 40’)⚽️

40 mins: Beautiful from Saka! Phil Foden has been England’s playmaker in the middle of the park. He receives the ball just past the halfway line and spots Saka’s run into the penalty area. Foden chips the ball over the top and Saka’s first touch to control the ball is sublime. He knocks it to the left and then smokes it over Gomes in goal to double England’s lead.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:26

Andorra 0 - 1 England

37 mins: Ward-Prowse swings another corner into the box for England. It must be their eighth of the game. He whips the ball right at goal and forces Gomes to punch it clear as the ball looks to be sneaking under crossbar.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:24

Andorra 0 - 1 England

34 mins: Saka wins another free kick for England and Stones attempts a long ball up towards Sancho on the left. The pass is too heavy though and the winger can’t keep it in play.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:23

Andorra 0 - 1 England

31 mins: Andorra are forced into an early change as Christian Garcia has pulled his hamstring. He’s replaced with 41-year-old Ildefons Lima. Lima has played an astonishing 71% off all Andorra’s international games. This is his 133rd cap for Andorra.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:17

Andorra 0 - 1 England

29 mins: There’s a feel to the game that if England score again the floodgates will open and they’ll finish with four or five. Tammy Abraham makes an out to in run into the box as another floated pass comes over to him. He shoots as the ball drops but his effort gets blocked.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:14

Andorra 0 - 1 England

26 mins: Trippier delivers yet another England corner into the far side of the box. Coady is free and heads the ball into the six-yard area where Marc Vales boots the ball clear.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:12

Andorra 0 - 1 England

23 mins: Andorra attempt their first attack as Jordi Rubio sends a diagonal ball into the box for Marc Vales. Sam Johnstone nips in front of the Andorran forward though to pluck the ball out of the air. It’s his first real involvement in the game.

England then sweep down the left side of the pitch. Sancho sends another good cross into the box and finds Abraham in space. He whips his head onto the ball and forces Gomes into a sharp save from close range.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:10

Andorra 0 - 1 England

20 mins: The goal was initially ruled out for offside against Sancho but VAR was asked to check the decision. The replay shows that it was an incredibly close call but Sancho did just enough to stay onside and the goal stands.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:06

GOAL! Andorra 0 - 1 England (Chilwell, 17’)⚽️

17 mins: England are in front! Jadon Sancho makes a run into the box from the inside left just as Phil Foden dinks another lovely pass over the top. Sancho brings the ball down but has his back to goal. He lays it off to Ben Chilwell who blasts it home with ease.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:05

Andorra 0 - 0 England

12 mins: England are starting to turn it on. Foden fires a delightful long diagonal ball out to Sancho on the left wing to set the Manchester United man in behind. Sancho fumbles his control bringing the ball down but he’s left with a one-on-one against Chus Rubio. He shimmies away from the defender and drives a cross into the middle towards Tammy Abraham. Abraham is blocked by a centre-back and doesn’t expect the ball to reach him. It does though and Abraham is slow to react as the ball hits his chest and bounces away.

Michael Jones9 October 2021 20:00

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