Late Penalty drama as Sterling helped England to victory in UEFA Nations league against Iceland

England faced Ice land in the UEFA Nations league in group 2, England Winger and star forward for Manchester City Raheem Sterlings sealed the match in the 90+1 minute penalty for the 10 men English team.

England faced Ice land in the UEFA Nations league in group 2, England Winger and star forward for Manchester City Raheem Sterlings sealed the match in the 90+1 minute penalty for the 10 men English team.

An early goal scored by the striker Harry Kane at the back post was ruled out by the assistant flagging it offside and thus the scored remained 0-0, the Iceland team had a clear approach to the game to soak in the pressure and hit England directly on the counter attacks, at the end of the half time and first 45 the score was 0-0.

In the second half England picked up pace and very more direct in their approach and the game also became more and more physical as players went all in the challenges and tackles which saw a number of bookings in form of yellow cards to the players. In such incident Kyle Walker went flying in with a tackle in 66th minute which saw him earned his second yellow of the game and red to send him to dressing room leaving his team 10 men with a quarter of match to be played.

The late drama came into the match when Ice land’s Ingason was booked for a handball inside the penalty box which came from a corner taken by the England team, the booking was a second yellow and thus a red leaving both the sides with 10 players each, England were awarded with a late penalty and Raheem Sterling put his side up by 1-0 in the 91st minute of the game.

But all was not done and dusted for the England side as the Ice land too were awarded with a late penalty which was given away by Joe Gomez for grappling his man inside the penalty box, the no 8 of Ice land B.Bjarson shot the kick off target above the right post thus missing a chance to level the scores in the 94th minute, with the penalty miss England won the match by 1-0.

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