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England's players with England's manager Gareth Southgate (R) applaud supporters on the pitch after the World Cup 2018 qualification football match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London on September 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
England's players with England's manager Gareth Southgate (R) applaud supporters on the pitch after the World Cup 2018 qualification football match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London on September 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP)
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England have taken a giant step towards qualification for next summer's World Cup in Russia, as they came back from a goal down to grab a 2-1 victory against Slovakia at Wembley Stadium.

Stanislav Lobotka took advantage of the home side’s sloppy defensive work, to put Slovakia ahead after just three minutes. The equalizer came eight minutes before the interval, when Marcus Rashford’s near-post-corner was swept in by Eric Dier.

Rashford became England's match-winner in the 59th minute when he powered a superb shot past the goalie. The win leaves England five points clear at the top of Group F, with just two games to play.