Bukayo Saka: English media reacts to Arsenal star's England display v Andorra
Arsenal star Bukayo Saka delivered an impressive display for England in their latest World Cup qualifier.
The Three Lions ran out 4-0 winners over Andorra at Wembley on Sunday.
And the Gunners gem marked his 20th birthday with a goal and two assists.
Saka helped England open the scoring in the 18th minute, crossing for Jesse Lingard to rifle home.
Gareth Southgate’s charges had to bide their time for a second, but when it came, the floodgates opened.
England brought on Harry Kane, Mason Mount and Jack Grealish on the hour mark.
And on 72 minutes, Kane slotted home a penalty that Mason won after being put through by Grealish.
Six minutes later, Saka once again provided the ball from which Lingard would score, making it 3-0 on the night.
Lingard would then provide the delivery from which the Arsenal ace would get on the scoresheet himself, crossing for a header.
A good evening’s work for England, and the English press gave Saka some great reviews for his display.
Sky Sports gave him 8 out of 10 and wrote: “The 20-year-old capped a typically bright and breezy performance that only a heart of stone couldn’t have enjoyed.
“Had assisted Lingard to his second goal a few moments earlier and remained a bright spark throughout.”
The Daily Mail, giving Saka the same score, wrote: “Received brilliant reception on Wembley return and would not have been a more popular scorer when he netted late on.
“A regular source of chances from both flanks.”
And The Telegraph wrote: “Set up both of Lingard’s goals and kept running at the Andorrans from different angles.
“Warm reception from fans in first game since Euros and gave them an excellent display.”
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