England booked their place at EURO 2024 with a 3-1 victory over Italy at Wembley Stadium on Friday evening.

Harry Kane and Marcus Rashford both scored braces to help England to a comfortable victory. Italy's goal came from a Giacomo Raspadori penalty.

England started the game brightly and took the lead in the 15th minute through Kane. The England captain headed home a Luke Shaw cross from close range.

Rashford doubled England's lead in the 25th minute with a stunning long-range strike. The Manchester United forward curled the ball into the top corner from outside the box.

Italy pulled a goal back in the 35th minute through Raspadori. The Sassuolo striker scored from the spot after Shaw had fouled him in the box.

However, England restored their two-goal lead in the 55th minute through Rashford. The England forward finished off a flowing move involving Kane and Sterling.

England controlled the rest of the game and created a number of chances to add to their lead, but they were unable to score any more goals.

Highlights

15th minute: Harry Kane heads England into the lead.
25th minute: Marcus Rashford doubles England's lead with a stunning long-range strike.
35th minute: Giacomo Raspadori scores a penalty for Italy.
55th minute: Marcus Rashford restores England's two-goal lead.

Analysis

England were excellent in this game and deserved their victory. They were the better team throughout and created a number of chances to score.

Rashford was particularly impressive, scoring two goals and providing an assist. Kane also had a good game, scoring one goal and creating several chances for his teammates.

Italy were disappointing. They struggled to create chances and were defensively vulnerable.

Conclusion

England booked their place at EURO 2024 with a comfortable victory over Italy. They will be one of the favorites to win the tournament.

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