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England Qualified For Euro 2016 As Group E Winners

England Qualified For Euro 2016 As Group E Winners

Eng­land nation­al foot­ball team qual­i­fied for the 15th edi­tion of Euro 2016 cham­pi­on­ship after defeat­ing Switzer­land by 2–0. On 5th Septem­ber 2015, The Brit­ish team made it to the finals of France com­pet­i­tion which is begin­ning from 10th June 2016. They qual­i­fied as win­ner of Group D which is fea­tured with nation­al foot­ball teams of Switzer­land, Slov­e­nia, Esto­nia, Lithuania and San Marino. England’s cap­tain Wayne Rooney was the show stop­per in England’s 2–0 win over Swiss team and became the all time top goal scorer of Eng­land.

England Qualified For The Finals Of Euro 2016

England Qualified For Euro 2016

First qual­i­fied team from qual­i­fic­a­tion round: The Brit­ish­ers were the first to qual­i­fy for UEFA Euro 2016. Eng­land is the only team in qual­i­fi­er that won all games in qual­i­fic­a­tion round [report after 8 matches]. They defeat all their group d rivals bag­ging 24 points in first eight fix­tures.

The Lions net­ted total of 26 goals, con­ceded just 3 mak­ing goal dif­fer­ence of +23. Their 6‑huge win against San Marino con­firmed their spot, and they main­tained this after defeat­ing Switzer­land 2–0.

Czech Repub­lic and Aus­tria also qual­i­fied: One day later, on 6th Septem­ber 2015, Czech Repub­lic booked their place to travel to France next year. Aus­tria, who have taken an impress­ive 22 points from their eight group G fix­tures, giv­ing them a 10 point cush­ion over third placed Sweden.

Wales almost set for finals: England’s host coun­try Wales almost qual­i­fied for the European Cham­pi­on­ship 2016. Wales set for mak­ing an appear­ance in a major foot­ball tour­na­ment since 1958. They are lead­ing big lead of 5 points with third place team Israel.

Wayne Rooney equal­ized the all time top goal scorer with Sir Bobby Charlton for scor­ing 49 inter­na­tion­al goals. Rooney told to UEFA.com

“It’s been a bit annoy­ing over the last few games really. I am happy now it’s out of the way and I can focus on the foot­ball again.”

There will be 52 qual­i­fi­ers played in the the month of Octo­ber, but for the four teams above, they are merely the start of pre­par­a­tions for France in June.

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