Wednesday 18 September 2019

WATCH: Gareth Southgate praises Kane after hat-trick against Bulgaria

Aisling Ennis

Harry Kane’s hat-trick helped blow away Bulgaria and continue England’s European Championship qualification cakewalk. After finishing third in the inaugural Nations League over the summer, the Three Lions got their international season under way at the stadium they hope to end the campaign at when Wembley hosts the Euro 2020 final.

England are among the favourites to lift the trophy next summer and qualification for the finals is well in hand, with March’s drubbings of the Czech Republic and Montenegro followed by a 4-0 win against Bulgaria thanks to Kane’s treble and a Raheem Sterling goal.

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