Germany’s Havertz punishes Pope error to spoil England’s thrilling comeback

It was shaping up to be a night when Harry Maguire hogged the wrong kind of headlines, when Gareth Southgate endured more pain, when the soul-searching around England and their manager deepened. The team had been promising in the first-half against their old foes but then it all threatened to fall apart.

A grisly Maguire error, a loose pass followed by a rash challenge on Jamal Musiala, presented Ilkay Gündogan with a penalty for 1-0. Further Maguire thrashing then urged Germany to break and how Kai Havertz meted out the punishment with a fizzing shot from distance.

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