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Andorra U21 0-1 England U21: Emile Smith Rowe scores winning goal for 10-man visitors

Emile Smith Rowe scores
England's Under-21s have not lost a European qualifier since November 2011 and this latest result extended their unbeaten run to 48 games.

Emile Smith Rowe's winning goal gave 10-man England Under-21s a narrow victory against Andorra in a European Championship qualifier.

Smith Rowe raced on to Curtis Jones' pass to slide the ball into the bottom-left corner to finish off a superb counter-attack.

Rhian Brewster had earlier been sent off after collecting a second yellow card 10 minutes into the second half.

England stay third in Group G, behind the Czech Republic and Albania.

It had looked like being another disappointing night for Lee Carsley's side, who let a two-goal lead slip in their draw in Slovenia.

The Young Lions were lacklustre throughout, rarely playing with the pace or fluidity to trouble the hosts who have now lost all five of their Group G fixtures.

An unmarked Brewster missed a great chance four minutes before being sent off, while Marc Guehi also headed a good opportunity wide.

However, there was very little else to get excited about in a scrappy contest that was settled by one moment of quality.

Line-ups

Andorra U21

Formation 5-4-1

  • 1Rodríguez
  • 2Alonso
  • 15Rodrigues
  • 14BabotSubstituted forBienertat 53'minutes
  • 10ValesBooked at 67mins
  • 4Bellido
  • 7Pubill dos SantosSubstituted forNkounkouat 84'minutes
  • 8De las HerasBooked at 84mins
  • 9FernándezSubstituted forSolaat 84'minutes
  • 23Remolins
  • 11RosasSubstituted forRenteat 75'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Nkounkou
  • 5Silva
  • 6Bienert
  • 13Rabelo
  • 16Cerqueira Carvalho
  • 17Gelabert
  • 18Mateos
  • 19Sola
  • 20Rente

England U21

Formation 4-3-3

  • 13Green
  • 21Livramento
  • 4Guéhi
  • 15Harwood-Bellis
  • 3ThomasBooked at 50mins
  • 8Gallagher
  • 14Doyle
  • 18GarnerSubstituted forJonesat 57'minutes
  • 20PalmerSubstituted forAbreu de Almeida Gomesat 65'minutes
  • 7BrewsterBooked at 55mins
  • 10Smith RoweSubstituted forBalogunat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Bursik
  • 2Aarons
  • 5Cresswell
  • 6Skipp
  • 9Balogun
  • 12J Ramsey
  • 17Jones
  • 19John-Jules
  • 23Abreu de Almeida Gomes
Referee:
Igor Stojchevski
Attendance:
572

Match Stats

Home TeamAndorra U21Away TeamEngland U21
Possession
Home20%
Away80%
Shots
Home0
Away12
Shots on Target
Home0
Away5
Corners
Home1
Away6
Fouls
Home20
Away10

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Andorra U21 0, England U21 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Andorra U21 0, England U21 1.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Folarin Balogun (England U21).

  4. Post update

    Marc Rodrigues (Andorra U21) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Booking

    Alex Rente (Andorra U21) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  6. Post update

    Valentino Livramento (England U21) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Alex Rente (Andorra U21).

  8. Post update

    Folarin Balogun (England U21) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Eric Vales (Andorra U21).

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Folarin Balogun (England U21) right footed shot from long range on the left is blocked. Assisted by Angel Gomes.

  11. Post update

    Offside, England U21. Tommy Doyle tries a through ball, but Curtis Jones is caught offside.

  12. Post update

    Corner, England U21. Conceded by Eric Vales.

  13. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tommy Doyle (England U21) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, England U21. Folarin Balogun replaces Emile Smith Rowe.

  15. Post update

    Emile Smith Rowe (England U21) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Eric Vales (Andorra U21).

  17. Post update

    Foul by Marc Guéhi (England U21).

  18. Post update

    Tobias Nkounkou (Andorra U21) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Luke Thomas (England U21) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Tommy Doyle.

  20. Post update

    Valentino Livramento (England U21) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Monday 11th October 2021

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria U214301133109
2Croatia U2133007259
3Norway U21320110466
4Finland U2131114314
5Azerbaijan U21301219-81
6Estonia U214004014-140

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Germany U21330012399
2Israel U2132016516
3Hungary U2131117434
4Poland U2131115414
5Latvia U21310235-23
6San Marino U213003012-120

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain U2133009369
2Russia U2132018446
3Slovakia U2131025503
4Lithuania U21310236-33
5Northern Ireland U21310225-33
6Malta U21310259-43

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Greece U2142208178
2Cyprus U213210120127
3Portugal U212200120126
4Iceland U2121103214
5Belarus U21300315-40
6Liechtenstein U214004028-280

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Switzerland U21321010287
2Bulgaria U2132017436
3Moldova U21411215-44
4Netherlands U2121105234
5Wales U2131114134
6Gibraltar U213003013-130

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sweden U2143101331010
2Italy U2133006159
3R. of Ireland U2132105147
4Montenegro U215113610-44
5Bosnia and Herzegovina U21402247-32
6Luxembourg U215014214-121

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Czech Rep U2133006069
2Albania U2143017439
3England U2132105237
4Slovenia U21411235-24
5Kosovo U21310223-13
6Andorra U21500509-90

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France U2132109187
2Ukraine U21320136-36
3Faroe Islands U2141214405
4Serbia U2131114224
5Armenia U21410348-43
6North Macedonia U21302114-32

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium U2133008179
2Denmark U2122002026
3Scotland U21201112-11
4Turkey U21201114-31
5Kazakhstan U21300316-50
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