Hungary 0-4 England: Sterling, Kane, Maguire and Rice rating in emphatic win

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling scored his 18th goal for England

England maintained their 100% winning record in World Cup qualifying by scoring four times in an impressive second-half showing to ease past Hungary.

Gareth Southgate’s side top their group after winning all four games so far and are five points clear of second-placed Poland, who beat Albania.

The first half was a slow burner, with neither side managing a shot on target, and captain Harry Kane missed a glorious chance at the start of the second period, scuffing his shot straight at goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi.

But the visitors broke the deadlock in the 55th minute as Raheem Sterling slotted in first time from Mason Mount’s cutback.

Sterling turned provider just after the hour mark as his cross skipped up in the box and Kane converted with a diving header from close range.

Two Manchester United defenders combined for the third goal as Luke Shaw’s outswinging corner was headed home by Harry Maguire – and a comprehensive victory was completed as…