Kosovo 0-4 England – PLAYER RATINGS: Harry Winks scores his first England goal in impressive display
Kosovo 0-4 England – PLAYER RATINGS: Harry Winks scores first senior England goal in impressive display but Declan Rice struggles to stop hosts ripping through midfield
- England ended their Euro 2020 qualification campaign with a over Kosovo
- Harry Winks scored his first England goal in the first half to give them the lead
- His Tottenham teammate Harry Kane then added a second in the second half
- Marcus Rashford then continued his fine form with to make it three in Pristina
- Mason Mount then joined Winks in scoring his first senior goal in added time
England finished off their Euro 2020 qualification campaign with a 4-0 win over Kosovo in Pristina.
Harry Winks scored his first goal for England in the first half, before captain Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford struck late in the second half to seal the points and Mason Mount also scored his first senior international goal in injury time.
Sportsmail’s Sami Mokbel was in Pristina to watch over the action to deliver his player ratings.
England ended their Euro 2020 qualification campaign with a win over Kosovo
ENGLAND – 4-2-3-1
Nick Pope – There was one nervy moment but the goalkeeper emerged unscathed on the biggest night of his career so far. 6.5
Trent Alexander-Arnold – Had to do far more defending than he was probably expecting but stuck to his task with discipline. 6.5
Harry Maguire – Minimal fuss from the central defender. Organised England’s back four with confidence. 7
Tyrone Mings – Looked uncomfortable with the ball at his feet on occasions – but defended stoutly. 6.5
Ben Chilwell – No hat-trick of assists this time but the Leicester defender showed he can rough it when necessary. 7.5
Harry Maguire organised England’s defence with confidence in a dominant display
Declan Rice – England’s insurance policy but Kosovo ripped through the midfield too often for Southgate’s liking. 6.5
Harry Winks – His fourth consecutive international start and capped another largely accomplished display with his first England goal. 8
Raheem Sterling – Back in the team after his controversial in-house suspension and made two of England’s three goals. 7
Harry Winks netted for the first time in England colours as part of an impressive display
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – Deployed in a No 10 role and showed his creative quality by assisting Winks’ opener. 7
Callum Hudson-Odoi – Provided some dangerous moments cutting in from the left but still easing his way into international football. 6.5
Harry Kane – A largely frustrating night for the England captain but still plundered the 32nd goal for his country and grabbed an assist. 7
Harry Kane netted his twelfth goal of the qualifying campaign for Euro 2020 in Pristina
Subs: Rashford 7 (Hudson-Odoi 59); Mount (Oxlade-Chamberlain 73); Tomori (Alexander-Arnold 84)
Subs not used: Pickford, Dean Henderson, Trippier, Rose, Stones, Maddison, Sancho, Wilson, Abraham.
Gareth Southgate: Finishes one of the most tumultuous weeks of his reign with two victories. The England boss always finds the right answers. 7
Kosovo (4-3-3): Muric 6; Vojvoda 7, Rrahmani 6.5, Aliti 6, Kololil 7; Celina 6.5, Dresevic 6.5, Berisha 6.5 (Halimi 65, 6); Hadergjonaj 6 (Zhegrova 73), Nuhiu 6.5 (Rashani 82), Rashica 6.5. Subs: Ujkani, Bekaj, Voca, Shala, Rashkaj,, Muslija, Hasani, Paqarada, Xhemajli.
Referee: Pawel Gil: A relatively pain-free 90 minutes with no real dramas for Polish official to deal with. 6.5