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ENGLAND LEGEND BLASTS UEFA

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England faced Montenegro in their Euro 2020 qualifier clash on Monday as they sought to continue their brilliant start after defeated the Czech Republic 50 last week.

Montenegro made a bright start scoring in the first 20 minute as Marko Vesovic was able to wriggle his way through the defence and slot past Jordan Pickford. However, Gareth Southgate’s men responded in brilliant fashion as Michael Keane atoned for his mistake by nodding home the equalizer.

Ross Barkley made it three from close range before scoring his second after the break from a cutback by the impressive Raheem Sterling. Harry Kane made it four from another assist by Sterling before the England number 11 grabbed the goal he deserved in the 80th minute.

During the game, there were scenes of ugly incidents as racist chants could be heard from Montenegro fans towards Danny Rose, Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi.  Raheem Sterling cupped his ears after scoring his goal in acknowledgement of the racist chants while Danny Rose was said to be angry after the game.

After the game, former England players expressed their disgust in the action from the Montenegro fans. Ian Wright speaking to ITV expressed his view that UEFA is doing little to stop the wave of racism in football games across Europe.

According to the Arsenal, Legend UEFA have to do more than fining the Countries a pittance amount for such offences. Fellow pundit and England International Joe Cole agreed with Wright as he believes that it is unfortunate that such issues still occur in this time.

England boss Southgate spoke about the incident in his post-match interview and confirmed that the FA are set to open a complaint to UEFA about the incident. England would return in June for the UEFA Nations League where they are billed to face the Netherlands for a spot in the final.

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