ENGLAND DEMOTED FROM LEAGUE A
England have been demoted from League A to League B in the UEFA Nations League after they were beaten by European champions Italy. The two countries met at the San Siro in a Group A3 clash and it was the Italians who managed to score the only goal of the game on the way to a 1-0 win thus strengthening their quest to qualify for the final phase of the competition.
The Three Lions have had a poor UEFA Nations League campaign this season. They are in the same group with Italy, Germany and Hungary.
In their third Group A3 game, England could only play a goalless draw at home to Italy.England then suffered a big defeat at home to Hungary in their fourth group game. The Three Lions were beaten 4-0 at home by the Hungarians as they were handed their worst defeat at home in several decades. Freiburg winger Roland Sallai was the star of the game after he scored twice on the way to a big win.
For their fifth group game, England suffered their third defeat in the group via a 1-0 loss to hosts Italy. New Napoli attacker GiacomoRaspadori scored the only goal of the game. His goal came midway into the second half.
After the defeat to the Italians, England are guaranteed to finish at the bottom of Group A3 ahead of the final group game at home to Germany thus suffering demotion to League B.