England vs Hungary LIVE: World Cup qualifying result, final score and reaction tonight

Follow all the fallout from Wembley as England came from behind to draw in their quest for World Cup qualification

Michael Jones
Tuesday 12 October 2021 22:12
Southgate and mason Mount ahead of Hungary WC qualifier

England were back in action this evening as they welcomed Hungary to Wembley Stadium for a World Cup qualifying fixture.

Gareth Southgate would have been hoping for a straightforward night for his team, who entered the game atop Group I, but his side were forced to come from behind to draw with their visitors, while Hungary fans clashed with police soon after the opening whistle.

Many of the away supporters booed as England players took the knee at the start of the game, and police were soon forced to contain the Hungary fans, using batons before retreating. A Metropolitan Police statement later read: “Officers entered the stand to arrest a spectator for a racially aggravated public order offence following comments made towards a steward. As the officers made the arrest, minor disorder broke out involving other spectators.”

On the pitch, Roland Sallai scored from the penalty spot following a high foot by Luke Shaw to put Hungary ahead in the first half, but John Stones restored parity before the break by turning in a Phil Foden free-kick at the back post. The result saw England retain top spot in their qualifying group for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Follow all the fallout from England vs Hungary below.


England 1 - 1 Hungary

43 mins: Walker sends a nice diagonal over to Grealish on the left side. His first touch knocks the ball past Nego but the Hunagrian wingback does well to recover. He catches up the Grealish inside the box and toes the ball out for an England corner.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:32

England 1 - 1 Hungary

40 mins: Almost! Foden nips in to win the ball high up the pitch and then leaves it for Sterling. Kane makes a run into the right side of the box but Sterling picks out Grealish on the other side. Grealish dribbles into the area, sits Nego down but then takes too long to shoot and is forced over to the byline. He tries to cut it back for Kane but Hungary have men back and intercept the pass.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:29

GOAL! England 1 - 1 Hungary (Stones, 37’)⚽️

37 mins: England are level! Andras Schafer attempts to stop a Grealish run down the left side of the box and England win a free kick. Foden whips in a sharp cross from the set piece, there’s a flick on at the near post, possibly off the back of Rice, and the ball drops for Stones who taps it into the open goal. Lovely goal from England.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:25

England 0 - 1 Hungary

33 mins: Shaw and Mount combine on the left side to break past the Hungarian line. A. Nagy flies across to tackle Mount and just runs into the midfielder bundling him to the floor. England win a free kick that Mount curls into the back post. Kane is waiting but he’s surrounded by bodies and the ball goes behind off a Hungarian shirt.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:22

England 0 - 1 Hungary

30 mins: Grealish is hacked down on the right wing by a tackle from Z. Nagy who hits the England forward from behind. Foden takes the resultant free kick and flicks it into the box where it is easily cleared by the visitors.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:20

England 0 - 1 Hungary

27 mins: Roland Sallai scores his third goal in seven matches for Hungary. England face the task of coming from behind to beat the visitors now. It’s a rare state of affairs for this team under Gareth Southgate.

A long ball comes up the pitch to Harry Kane. He takes it into the box and is met with a challenge from Attila Szalai. Kane goes to ground wanting a penalty but the contact is minimal and the referee waves play on.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:17

GOAL! England 0 - 1 Hungary (Sallai, 24’)⚽️

24 mins: Hungary lead! Jordan Pickford is sent the wrong way by Roland Sallai and England find themselves behind at Wembley!

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:13

Penalty to Hungary!

England 0 - 0 Hungary

23 mins: Luke Shaw is booked for a high foot on Loic Nego inside his own penalty area and the referee points straight to the penalty spot. VAR takes a look and there’s nothing there to overturn the decision.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:12

Hungary fans clash with police during World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley

Police fought with Hungary fans in ugly scenes at Wembley during a World Cup qualifying match on Tuesday evening.

Hungary fans clash with police during World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley

The incident occurred during first 10 minutes of the match

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:10

England 0 - 0 Hungary

21 mins: England burst forward on the counter attack after Szoboszlai loses the ball in the middle of the pitch. Grealish carries it over to the left side of the box but miscues his left-footed cross and sends the ball straight into the hands of Peter Gulacsi.

Michael Jones12 October 2021 20:09

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