Townsend sparks England WC win
- Published: 12 Oct 2013 at 06.00
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LONDON - England's gamble on Andros Townsend paid off as the winger capped an impressive debut by scoring in a 4-1 victory over Montenegro on Friday that kept the host in control of its pursuit of World Cup qualification.
Heading into the final round of matches in Group H, England has a one-point lead over Ukraine, which beat Poland 1-0, with both ensured of at least making the playoff to reach the finals in Brazil.
With Ukraine expected to easily overcome bottom-place San Marino on Tuesday, England will have to beat Poland on Tuesday to qualify automatically.
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