World Cup qualifier: England held a draw by Poland despite Harry Kane’s stunner in the second half

A last-minute goal helped Poland national football team to secure one point against the English side in the World Cup qualifier match.

A goal at the additional minute proved very crucial for the Polish side to grab one point against England in the World Cup qualifier match. Last minute’s action made the game even more interesting. Despite there were no goals in the match for more than half-an-hour but the game wasn’t boring as both teams kept on creating chances at regular intervals. England had 13 shots on goal whereas the Polish side managed to hit 11.


England had to face their first draw even after a stunning goal from the Tottenham Hotspur striker and of course the England men’s football team captain Harry Kane. The first half saw no goals from either side but was ended with a couple of yellow cards which was received by Manchester United’s club captain Harry Maguire and Polish defender Glik for colliding with each other purposely. As soon as the second half started, the England team was looking for a breakthrough which they got in the 72nd minute when Harry Kane struck the ball from outside the penalty box and the ball went into the back of the net beating Juventus goal-keeper Szczesny. But it wasn’t the last goal of the game. When the fourth official showed the board written 4 additional minutes on that, the Polish team made a magnificent attack and found a late goal to equalize the score in the 90+2 minute. The beautiful cross by star striker Lewandowski and a superb header by Damian Szymanski secures 1 point for the home side.

England National football team faced their first draw in the World Cup qualifiers as they were in the first position with five wins in five games before facing Poland at National Stadium Warsaw on Wednesday night. England has a total of 16 points after 6 games and is comfortably sitting in the top of Group I, whereas Poland is in 3rd position, has 11 points in 6 games.