England 3-0 Wales: Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Conor Coady and Danny Ings goals help seal victory in Thursday night’s friendly at Wembley
Match report as a youthful England side secure a 3-0 win over Wales, thanks to a debut goal from Dominic Calvert-Lewin and strikes from Conor Coady and Danny Ings on their goal lead last night.
Dominic-Calvert Lewin, Conor Coady and Danny Ings scored their first England goals as Gareth Southgate’s side secured a 3-0 win over Wales in Thursday night’s friendly at Wembley.
With the in-form of Calvert-Lewin, in his England first appearance after scoring nine goals in seven games for Everton, Started the scoring after 26 minutes when he headed home a Jack Grealish cross.
Wolves centre-back Coady doubled England’s lead early in the second half, scoring his first goal in 112 games for club and country when he poked Kieran Trippier’s free kick beyond Wayne Hennessey.
Ings, another starter in an experimental England line-up, then completed the scoring with a close-range overhead kick after substitute Tyrone Mings had headed a corner back across goal.
Ings’ goal gained a satisfying night for Southgate, since the earlier disruption from Jadon Sancho, Ben Chilwell and Tammy Abraham who where the latest England players to breach coronavirus guidelines over the weekend.
England: Pope (7), Gomez (6), Coady (7), Keane (6), Trippier (7), Phillips (6), Winks (6), Saka (6), Grealish (8), Ings (7), Calvert-Lewin (8)
Subs: James (6), Mount (6), Ward-Prowse (n/a), Barnes (n/a), Maitland-Niles (n/a)
Wales: Hennessey (7), C Roberts (6), Rodon (6), Mepham (5), B Davies (6), Ampadu (5), Morrell (6), J Williams (6), T Roberts (6), Matondo (6), Moore (7)
Subs: N Williams (6), Cabango (5), Levitt (5), Vaulks (5), Gunter (n/a), Smith (n/a)
Man of the match: Dominic Calvert-Lewin