Germany hit five to humiliate European champions Italy; England humiliated by Hungary – Nations League roundup | Soccer News

European champions Italy had a humiliating night in Mönchengladbach, beaten 5-2 by Germany in the UEFA National League.

Joshua Kimmich started the rout after 10 minutes before a penalty from Ilkay Gundogan, an effort from Thomas Muller and a quick brace from Chelsea’s Timo Werner. Italy’s consolations came from Wilfried Gnonto and Alessandro Bastoni.

England suffered a dismal 4-0 defeat to Hungary at Molineux.

A brace from Roland Sallai and late efforts from Zsolt Nagy and Daniel Gazdag condemned Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions to a heavy defeat and their fourth game without a win in Group A3 of the competition.

To add to the hosts’ misery, defender John Stones was sent off for a second bookable offense with eight minutes remaining.

The results put Hungary top of the group, one point ahead of Germany and two ahead of Italy, three points behind England.

Memphis Depay scored a winner in injury time as the Netherlands refused a Wales team who thought they had snatched the draw in Rotterdam.

Goals from Noa Lang and Cody Gakpo took the Dutch 2-0 up on 23 minutes, but Brennan Johnson pulled one back in the Group A4 clash soon after.

A Gareth Bale penalty leveled it at 2-2 after 90 minutes, but there was still time for Depay to have the final say.

The group’s other game saw Belgium to beat Poland 1-0 in Warsaw with a 16th-minute goal from Michy Batshuayi.

Scotland came from behind to beat Armenia 4-1 in their Group B1 encounter in Yerevan.

Vahan Bichakhchyan gave the hosts a strong start but Scotland turned the tide with a brace from Stuart Armstrong.

John McGinn and Che Adams added after the break and Armenia finished with 10 men after Arman Hovhannisyan was sent off.

The Republic of Ireland group leaders held Ukraine to a 1-1 draw at Lodz.

Nathan Collins gave the Irish the lead just before the half-hour mark with Artem Dovbyk equalizing early in the second half.

Edin Dzeko scored twice as leader of Group B3 Bosnia and Herzegovina came from 2-1 to beat Finland 3-2 at Zenica, while Stefan Mugosa scored a hat-trick to shoot Montenegro to a 3-0 win in Romania.

Kaan Ayhan and Hakan Calhanoglu scored to secure Turkey maintained their 100% record in Group C1 with a 2-0 win over Lithuania, while Luxemburg and the Faroe Islands played a 2-2 draw.

In Group D1, Vladislavs Gutkovskis scored both goals Latvia to beat Liechtenstein 2-0 and Moldova ousted Andorra 2-1.

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