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Germany vs England LIVE: Nations League result, final score and reaction tonight

Follow all the action from Munich as the Three Lions look to bounce back from defeat to Hungary

Southgate: 'Germany are still the benchmark for success in world football'

England get away with one, but also get a lot to think about.

Harry Kane scored his 50th international goal with a contentious late penalty, to secure a 1-1 draw against Germany that Gareth Southgate’s side probably didn’t deserve. The mixed feelings were further emphasised by the context. This was undeniably a good result, from a middling performance, that also represents the first time that England have failed to win two consecutive games since June 2019.

That stat shows how far they’ve come, but maybe reminds there is also a bit to go. It was not a quirk that they failed to win this game, for all the caveats of a Nations League game.

The most notable aspect of the match was how Germany looked like they would play this way regardless of the fixture.

Hansi Flick has given them a new identity, that is itself so easy to see. It is something England still lack, and does raise more questions about what next for the summer. It is not all Southgate is missing, mind.

His side also lack the kind of notional holding midfielder that can play the sort of through ball Joshua Kimmich did in the 50th minute of this match, so divinely setting up Jonas Hofmann for his third international goal.

England did rally, though, which is to their credit.

Follow all the match reaction from Munich below:

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Post-match reaction from Harry Kane

“Really nice feeling [to score]. I had a couple of chances earlier, the first one was over the bar and Manuel Neuer made a good save for the second. We kept going and played our best football in the last half an hour. Good to get the goal and a shame not to nick it at the end.

I love scoring goals, I have always loved it especially for my country. Whenever I can help the team I am glad to do that.

“It is really important to show the mentality, 1-0 behind we showed good character to get back into the game and get a result. We are playing against a very good Germany side. We still have important matches but the World Cup will be here before we know it.”

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Five things we learned as Harry Kane penalty earns Nations League point

Here’s what we learned for England’s comeback draw against Germany:

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Captain Kane

Harry Kane has scored his 50th goal for England, becoming just the second player to reach this milestone for the Three Lions after Wayne Rooney (53).

His 50 goals are as many as the rest of this current England squad combined.

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Late Harry Kane penalty gives England Nations League draw in Germany

England get away with one, but also get a lot to think about.

Harry Kane scored his 50th international goal with a contentious late penalty, to secure a 1-1 draw against Germany that Gareth Southgate’s side probably didn’t deserve. The mixed feelings were further emphasised by the context. This was undeniably a good result, from a middling performance, that also represents the first time that England have failed to win two consecutive games since June 2019.

That stat shows how far they’ve come, but maybe reminds there is also a bit to go. It was not a quirk that they failed to win this game, for all the caveats of a Nations League game.

The most notable aspect of the match was how Germany looked like they would play this way regardless of the fixture.

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Germany 1-1 England

Harry Kane comes to the rescue for England with another goal from the penalty spot.

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Germany 1-1 England

Harry Kane’s goal moves him to within three goals of Wayne Rooney’s record tally for England. England have a point on the board in the Nations League but now have two games to play at home during this international break.

Italy are up first on Saturday before Hungary again next week.

Both games will be played at Molineux.

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Germany 1-1 England

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Full-time: Germany 1-1 England

90+4 mins: It ends all square. England are thankful to Harry Kane who won and scored a late penalty to earn England their first points in the Nations League.

A tepid performance was sparked into life by the introduction of Jack Grealish and Jarrod Bowen continued England’s aggressive tactics.

The Three Lions remain bottom of the group though and will play Italy in their next match on Saturday.

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Germany 1-1 England

90 mins: Chance! Bowen finds Grealish on the left side and drives the ball into the box before sqauring it to Kane. Kane attempts to open his body and sidefoot a shot at goal but he misses the ball and Germany clear their lines.

Four added minutes to play.

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GOAL! Germany 1-1 England (Kane, 88’)⚽️

88 mins: Kane scores! He coolly fires it into the bottom left corner as Manuel Neuer dives the wrong way. Kane has 50 international goals now and England are back on level terms.

Can they go on and win the game?

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