England unexpectedly lost to Hungary 0-1 in the first round of the League of Nations
The British underestimated the Hungarians / Photo: Reuters, College: Today
Today, 4 June, the first round match of the League of Nations between the national teams of Hungary and England took place at Puskas Arena in Budapest. By the way, tomorrow the winner of the 2022 World Cup ticket will be decided in the Wales-Ukraine match.
The guests were the undisputed favorites at the match, which was held in Budapest. Both teams recently played in the 2022 World Cup selection, then the match ended in a 1:1 draw.
The report match took place in an equal struggle. The opponents had the same number of shots on goal (5 vs 4), with more control of the ball by the British.
The fate of the match was decided in the 66th minute of the match. Leicester defender James Justin rudely fouled the referee and appointed a penalty kick. Leipzig midfielder Dominic Soboslai scored clearly from the penalty spot.
As a result, the Hungarians achieved an inferior victory (1: 0) over the silver medalist of the European Championships 2020.
The League of Nations. Group A3
Hungary – England 1: 0
Goal: Subuslay, 66 (with pins)
Hungary: Gulachi, Lang; Urban, Salai (Adam, 87); Nyugu, A.; Nagy (Stiles, 82), Schaeffer, c. Nagy, Sly (Kleinheisler, 71), Subosly (Viola, 82), Slay
England: Pickford, Alexander Arnold (James, 62), Walker (Stones, 62), Cody (Phillips, 79), Maguire, Justin (Saka, 46), Rice, Bellingham, Mount (Greilch, 62), Bowen,
Note that in another Group C match in League A, the national teams of Germany and Italy will play. The match starts at 21:45.
The current UEFA Nations League winner is France. The first winner of the tournament, founded in 2018, was the Portugal national team.