Bukayo Saka Wins Player Of The Match Award, Scores And Assist in England’s 2-0 Win

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Arsenal deadly right-winger Bukayo Saka won the player of the match award in England’s second Group C game in Euros 2024 qualifiers.

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Bukayo Saka Wins Man of the match award Vs Ukrain, scores and assists in 2-0 win

The Three Lions tackled Ukraine at Wembley in their second game en route to Germany for 2024 Euros.

After a jinx-breaker victory over Italy in the opening game, England bundled Ukraine at Wembley in the second game to maintain their perfect sail in Group C.

A quickfire double in the 37th minute and 40th minute by Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka separated the two sides at the blast of the final whistle.

Bukayo Saka instrumental in Gareth Southgate’s second win

While Chelsea star Mudryk and Arsenal midfielder Zinchenko were effectively muffled in the game, Bukayo Saka was literally everywhere in the game pairing with Jude Bellingham to win the battle in the middle of the park and on the wings for Southgate.

Saka in action for England, dribbles down Ukrainian and Chelsea star Mudryk

Bukayo Saka delivered the assist that led to Harry Kane’s opener for the Three Lions before he doubled the lead himself with a beautiful clinical finish from 25 yards.

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Bukayo Saka game by numbers Vs Ukraine

Bukayo Saka played for 90 minutes against Ukraine. He recorded 56 touches of the ball and had 3 shots on target.

His passing accuracy was 76.9% out of his 30 passes. He created two big chances, delivered 1 assist, and won 8 duels out of 10, including 4 fouls.

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Saka celebrates his goal with England teammates

The Man of the match award is his ninth with the Three Lions after just 26 appearances.

Saka has been prolific for the Three Lions since making his debut for the team in 2020

In the 2022 World Cup qualifiers, he scored 3 goals in 5 games for the Three Lions, including an assist.

Bukayo Saka has bagged nine man of the match awards in his 26 appearances for England

He also recorded 3 goals in 4 World Cup matches for the Three Lions. Saka has now increased his goal tally with England national team to 8 goals in 26 appearances.

This season in the Premier League, Bukayo Saka has 12 goals and 10 assists for the Gunners in 28 Premier League games.

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Harry Kane wins England’s all-time top-scorer golden boot

Before the game at Wembley, Harry Kane was awarded England national team’s golden boot after he emerged as the team’s all-time top-scorer with 54 goals. Harry Kane scored a 44th-minute spot-kick against Italy in Naples in the first game.

Harry Kane went into the game against Italy paired with Wayne Rooney with 53 goals for England’s national team.

He overtook the former Manchester United forward and DC United manager, Wayne Rooney, after he netted his 54th goal for the Three Lions at Naples and was handed the golden boot at Wembley in the game against Ukraine.

The Tottenham forward did well to increase his tally to 55 goals after he netted the opener for the team against Ukraine.

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