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England´s Hungary horror show sees records tumble

England have a lot of positive records at Gareth Southgate but in Hungary the table has been changed by the Three Lions.

Southgate – second in Euro 2020 last year – lost 4-0 at Wolverhampton.

England are bottom of Group A3 with just two points from their last four league games.

Although fatigue has played its part in the aftermath of a difficult season, Southgate is unhappy ahead of this year’s World Cup.

With the help of Opta data, Statistics Performance has selected some of the most impressive stats in the UK.

1928 – For the first time since March 1928, England lost 4-1 at home to arch-rivals Scotland.

2 – Hungary, meanwhile, become the second team in South Africa to win a series after beating Belgium in the 2018 World Cup.

4 They are the only team to score four goals in a 6-3 win over England at Wembley Stadium in 1953.

1964 – England have never lost by four or more goals since 1964. On that occasion, they lost 5-1 to Brazil in a friendly in May. The Three Lions lost at least four goals in a 5-0 defeat in Yugoslavia in 1958, but this was away from home.

0 – England have failed to win any of their last four matches (2-2). In June 2014 alone, during the World Cup in Brazil, England went unbeaten (5).

3 – Roland Sally is the second Hungarian player to score three goals against England in this century, along with Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic (five) and the first Hungarian player to score twice on home soil after both Franፑois ካssas. Two) and Nandor Hidegkuti (Three) in 1953 at Wembley 6-3.

1 – Jarod Bowen is the first unbeaten player in the first four English games (D2 L2) after Ludley King (also D2 L2) between 2002 and 2004.


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