England 5-3 Kosovo: Sancho and Sterling star in Group A thriller

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England have some great right back options, but should Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool be the first choice option for Gareth Southgate's England?

Jadon Sancho scored twice in two minutes - the 19-year-old winger's first goals at senior worldwide level - to cap an England comeback that also featured goals for Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane.

England are expected to maintain their ideal start to Euro 2020 qualifying when they face Kosovo, the world's 120th-ranked team, at St Mary's on Tuesday.

When Vedat Muriqi converted a 55th-minute penalty, after the forward himself was tripped by England defender Harry Maguire, there was an outside chance that Kosovo - only accepted as a member of UEFA and Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2016 - was going to keep alive its unbeaten 15-match run stretching back two years. Should Sancho start for England ahead of Rashford?

"For me as a coach it is not easy to have a good mix for the evaluation of this game". Sterling also struck a shot against the post in the second half.

What does it mean? A run of nine defeats preceded the upturn in form and the visitors - yet to face England at senior level - will be hoping they can add a major scalp to their impressive results of late.

Gareth Southgate has been linked to several club jobs after his success with the England job more players to midfield and Frenkie.

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"They have the longest unbeaten record in Europe".

Kosovo occupy third spot in the group and have every chance of reaching their first global tournament given the impressive way they carried the fight against their lauded opponents.

"Our experiences of taking the team around the country have been really positive".

Raheem Sterling pulled the strings and 19-year-old Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho scored twice in a five-goal first half against a Kosovo team that had been flying high so far in qualifying.

- England conceded a goal inside the opening minute of an global match for the first time since November 1993, when Davide Gualtieri netted for San Marino.

And in Group A they've won three out of three and netted 14 goals.

- Raheem Sterling has been involved in 12 goals in his last eight England global appearances (eight goals, four assists).

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