Select a Team

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying

(ATT 9,264) 19th November 2013 - Kick off 18:00 Ref: Gunnar Jarl Jonsson

England U21 England U21 vs San Marino U21 San Marino U21

England U21 9

M Keane (13)
R Sterling (15, 59)
D Ings (18, 48)
J Ward-Prowse (24)
T Ince (42)
C Jenkinson (60)
W Hughes (78)

ft

San Marino U21 0

European Under-21 Championship qualifying: England hit San Marino for nine

Last Updated: 19/11/13 8:46pm

  • Share:
Carl Jenkinson: Celebrates as one of seven different goalscorers

Carl Jenkinson: Celebrates as one of seven different goalscorers

England Under-21s clocked up a record-breaking 9-0 win against San Marino as they impressively answered Gareth Southgate's calls to show more ruthlessness in front of goal.

Fans flocked to a sold-out Greenhous Meadow hoping for goals and the Young Lions did not disappoint, racking up a win that usurps their previous best of a seven-goal margin of victory set in 1976 and 2009.

It was the perfect end to a tumultuous year and just what manager Southgate had called for in the build-up to the European Championship qualifier.

While keen for the team to play with freedom, the former England defender was frustrated by some of his players' preference for the over-elaborate in Thursday's 3-0 win against Finland.

Southgate called for a more clinical edge in England's last match of 2013 and got just that in Shrewsbury, despite the absence of in-form Saido Berahino through suspension.

Michael Keane nodded England ahead after 13 minutes, with Raheem Sterling and full debutant Danny Ings extending that lead soon after.

James Ward-Prowse curled home a fine free-kick in the 24th minute as England's dominance continued, with Thomas Ince extending the lead further half-time approached.

Ings just beat room-mate Carl Jenkinson to prod home England's sixth shortly after the restart, although the Arsenal right-back managed a goal of his own after Sterling smartly lifted the ball over San Marino's hapless goalkeeper.

Will Hughes showed great feet before slotting home to put England 9-0 up, wrapping up an impressive victory that keeps them in control of Group 1.

  • Share:

Matches

  • European Under-21 Championship Qualifying

    Tue 19th Nov - Group Two
    • Andorra U21
      0 - 2
      Denmark U21
      bet
      TV
    • Russia U21
      1 - 0
      Estonia U21
      bet
      TV
    • Bulgaria U21
      1 - 5
      Slovenia U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group Five
    • Croatia U21
      3 - 1
      Latvia U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group Six
    • Montenegro U21
      0 - 0
      Rep Ire U21
      bet
      TV
    • Romania U21
      2 - 2
      Germany U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group Nine
    • Serbia U21
      1 - 0
      Italy U21
      bet
      TV
    • N Ireland U21
      1 - 0
      Cyprus U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group Ten
    • Belarus U21
      0 - 1
      Armenia U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group Seven
    • Poland U21
      3 - 1
      Greece U21
      bet
      TV
    • Sweden U21
      5 - 0
      Malta U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group One
    • Moldova U21
      3 - 0
      Lithuania U21
      bet
      TV
    • England U21
      9 - 0
      San Marino U21
      bet
      TV
    Tue 19th Nov - Group Eight
    • Macedonia U21
      1 - 3
      Norway U21
      bet
      TV

Tables

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group One

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 England U21 8 22
2 Moldova U21 8 13
3 Finland U21 8 12
4 Wales U21 8 10
5 Lithuania U21 7 7
6 San Marino U21 9 4

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Two

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Denmark U21 8 20
2 Russia U21 7 16
3 Slovenia U21 8 11
4 Bulgaria U21 8 8
5 Estonia U21 7 8
6 Andorra U21 8 1

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Three

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Holland U21 5 13
2 Slovakia U21 6 13
3 Georgia U21 7 8
4 Scotland U21 6 7
5 Luxembourg U21 6 1

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Four

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Spain U21 6 18
2 Austria U21 6 12
3 Hungary U21 6 6
4 Bosnia U21 6 6
5 Albania U21 8 6

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Five

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Croatia U21 7 16
2 Switzerland U21 6 12
3 Ukraine U21 4 7
4 Latvia U21 5 6
5 Liechtenstein U21 6 0

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Six

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Germany U21 6 14
2 Montenegro U21 6 11
3 Romania U21 6 9
4 Rep of Ireland U21 7 8
5 Faroe Islands U21 7 1

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Seven

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Poland U21 7 15
2 Greece U21 6 12
3 Turkey U21 6 10
4 Sweden U21 6 10
5 Malta U21 7 0

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Eight

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Portugal U21 6 18
2 Israel U21 5 9
3 Norway U21 7 9
4 Macedonia U21 6 4
5 Azerbaijan U21 6 4

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Nine

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Serbia U21 6 13
2 Belgium U21 7 13
3 Italy U21 6 12
4 Cyprus U21 6 6
5 N Ireland U21 7 3

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Ten

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 France U21 6 18
2 Iceland U21 6 12
3 Kazakhstan U21 7 9
4 Armenia U21 6 6
5 Belarus U21 7 3

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Eleven

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Sweden U21 2 6
2 Denmark U21 2 3
3 Macedonia U21 2 0

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Twelve

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bulgaria U21 2 6
2 Ukraine U21 2 3
3 Croatia U21 2 0

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Thirteen

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Israel U21 2 4
2 Turkey U21 2 2
3 Wales U21 2 1

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group Fourteen

European Under-21 Championship Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 France U21 2 6
2 Slovenia U21 2 3
3 Scotland U21 2 0