Estonia vs England: Joe Hart named official man of the match (again)

Estonia 0 England 1

Tom Sheen
Sunday 12 October 2014 21:12
Joe Hart
Joe Hart

For the second match in a a row, England fans have handed goalkeeper Joe Hart the official man of the match award.

Fans who decided on the Vauxhall website gave Hart a staggering 80 per cent of the vote - despite the England keeper making just one easy save in Tallinn.

It comes after Hart was awarded man of the match against San Marino on Thursday night in a game where he also made only one save against the worst team in international football.

Hart won 82 per cent of the vote, ahead of Jack Wilshere, who was second with just six per cent, Wayne Rooney (3%) and Adam Lallana (2%).

England played much of the second-half in Tallinn against 10 men but were unable to break the deadlock against a stubborn Estonian side.

How The Independent saw it:

Wayne Rooney had a couple of good chances before finally scoring his 43rd goal for England on 74 minutes, curling in an excellent free-kick for Roy Hodgson's team to make it three wins from three in Group E.

Bar Hart, Wilshere was the consensus man of the match, providing a a driving presence from midfield as well as creating two excellent chances for the England captain.

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