Germany hit five to humiliate European champions Italy; England humiliated by Hungary – Nations League recap | football news


European champions Italy endured a humiliating night in Mönchengladbach as they were beaten 5-2 by Germany in the UEFA National League.

Joshua Kimmich began the defeat after 10 minutes from an Ilkay Gündogan penalty, a Thomas Müller shot and a brace from Chelsea’s Timo Werner. Italy’s consolation came from Wilfried Gnonto and Alessandro Bastoni.

England slumped to Hungary in a dismal 4-0 defeat in Molineux.

A double from Roland Sallai and late attempts from Zsolt Nagy and Daniel Gazdag doomed Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions to a juicy defeat and their fourth game without a win in Group A3 of the competition.

To add to the hosts’ plight, defender John Stones was sent off for a second bookable offense with eight minutes remaining.

The results put Hungary at the top of the group, one point ahead of Germany and two ahead of Italy, while England sit three points behind bottom.

Memphis Depay scored as the winner in injury time Netherlands denied a Wales Team who thought they had secured a draw in Rotterdam.

Goals from Noa Lang and Cody Gakpo gave the Dutch a 2-0 lead within 23 minutes, but Brennan Johnson equalized with a goal shortly afterwards in Group A4.

A Gareth Bale penalty put it 2-2 after 90 minutes but Depay still had time to have the final say.

The other match in the group saw Belgium hit Poland 1-0 in Warsaw thanks to a goal by Michy Batshuayi in the 16th minute.

Scotland came hitting from behind Armenia 4-1 in Group B1 in Yerevan.

Vahan Bichakhchyan gave the hosts a good start but Scotland turned the game around with a brace from Stuart Armstrong.

John McGinn and Che Adams contributed to the score after the break and Armenia finished the game with 10 men after Arman Hovhannisyan was sent off.

That Irish republic held group leader Ukraine to a 1-1 draw in Lodz.

Nathan Collins put the Irishmen ahead just before the half-hour and Artem Dovbyk equalized early in the second half.

Edin Dzeko scored twice as leader of Group B3 Bosnia and Herzegovina came from 2-1 to beat Finland 3-2 in Zenica while Stefan Mugosa scored a hat-trick to fire Montenegro to a 3-0 win Romania.

Kaan Ayhan and Hakan Calhanoglu scored to make sure Turkey maintained their 100 percent record in Group C1 with a 2-0 win Lithuania, while Luxembourg and the Faroe Islands played a 2:2 draw.

In Group D1, Vladislavs Gutkovskis scored both goals Latvia hit Liechtenstein 2:0 and Moldova excluded Andorra 2-1


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