Albania v England, 28 March 2021

Score2-0 to England
RefereeOrel Grinfeld
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group I
VenueArena Kombëtare, Tirana
Attendance200
Kick-off: 6.00pm local (5.00pm BST) Attendance limited due to COVID-19 restrictions.

0  Albania

Manager: Edoardo Reja

2  England

Manager: Gareth Southgate

Goals:

Goals:

Harry Kane 38 G
Mason Mount 63 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Etrit Berisha (captain)
Defender Berat Djimsiti
Defender Elseid Hysaj
Defender Ardian Ismajli
Defender Hysen Memolla
Defender Fréddie Veseli
Midfielder Keidi Bare
Midfielder Sokol Cikalleshi
Midfielder Qazim Laci
Forward Armando Broja
Forward Myrto Uzuni

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nick Pope
Defender Harry Maguire
Defender Luke Shaw
Defender John Stones
Defender Kyle Walker
Defender/Midfielder Declan Rice
Midfielder Phil Foden
Midfielder Mason Mount
Midfielder Kalvin Phillips
Midfielder/Forward Raheem Sterling
Forward Harry Kane (captain)

Substitutions:

Ermir Lenjani for Armando Broja 59
Rey Manaj for Sokol Cikalleshi 59
Klaus Gjasula for Hysen Memolla 59
Ledian Memushaj for Keidi Bare 71
Ylber Ramadani for Qazim Laci 89

Substitutions:

James Ward-Prowse for Kalvin Phillips 71
Jesse Lingard for Phil Foden 81

Cards:

Keidi Bare 21 Y
Elseid Hysaj 79 Y
Klaus Gjasula 89 Y

Cards:

Kyle Walker 69 Y
Harry Kane 73 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Gentian Selmani
Goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha
Defender Arlind Ajeti
Defender Albi Doka
Defender Klaus Gjasula
Defender Erion Hoxhallari
Midfielder Sherif Kallaku
Midfielder Ermir Lenjani
Midfielder Ledian Memushaj
Midfielder Ylber Ramadani
Forward Florian Kamberi
Forward Rey Manaj

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Dean Henderson
Goalkeeper Sam Johnstone
Defender Ben Chilwell
Defender Tyrone Mings
Defender/Midfielder Conor Coady
Defender/Midfielder Reece James
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Trippier
Midfielder Jude Bellingham
Midfielder James Ward-Prowse
Midfielder/Forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Midfielder/Forward Jesse Lingard
Forward Ollie Watkins

Comments:

Nick Pope became the first goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in all of his first six 'A' international appearances for England.