The England national team has been confirmed to be relegated to the UEFA Nations League B League next season. The result followed the defeat of the Three Lions Team from Italy.
Matchday fifth Group C League A UEFA Nations League 2022 brings together Italy vs England. The match took place at the San Siro, Milan, Saturday (24/9/2022) early morning WIB.
Both teams played to a goalless draw in the first half. Italy broke the deadlock in the 68th minute via Giacomo Raspadori’s goal.
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England appeared more attacking in the remaining time available to catch up, but their efforts failed to bear fruit. Game over for Italy 1-0 victory.
This defeat ensures England drop into League B of the 2023/2024 edition of the UEFA Nations League. Gareth Southgate’s squad are sinking at the bottom of Group C League A with 2 points from five matches.
Yes, England haven’t won since the start of the 2022/2023 UEFA Nations League season with a goal productivity of 1 in 7. The only goal of the Three Lions Team was scored by Harry Kane (penalty) in a 1-1 draw against Germany.
Opta noted, England are one of two teams contesting the UEFA Nations League 2022/2023 that has not scored a goal from open play. Another team with a similar score is San Marino.
England also failed to score in their last three matches. It was the Three Lions’ most upset record since November 2020.
The England national team also carved a bad record with five consecutive games without a win. Euro 2020 finalists repeat the same record 8 years ago. Geez!