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England beat Lithuania 1-0 at 2018 FIFA World Cup European qualifiers
Last Updated: 2017-10-09 10:09 | Xinhua
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Visiting England beat Lithuania 1-0 on Sunday in Group F of the 2018 FIFA World Cup European qualifiers.

At LFF Stadium in Vilnius, capital city of Lithuania, captain Harry Kane gave England the lead with a 27th minute penalty following a foul on Dele Alli, who was chopped down by Ovidijus Verbickas as he pursued a bouncing ball.

Topping Group F with 26 points, England has secured its place in the FIFA World Cup finals inRussianext year, while Lithuania maintains fifth place with six points from as many teams.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification process decides 31 of the 32 teams to play in the quadrennial international football tournament scheduled from June 14 to July 15, 2018 while Russia qualify automatically as hosts.

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