MUNICH: England forced a dramatic draw against Germany in a thrilling clash as Harry Kane scored a late penalty to become the second English footballer to score 50 international goals after Wayne Rooney, in a Group three match of the UEFA Nations League.
Tottenham star was awarded a penalty shot after German center-back Nico Schlotterbeck brought down Kane in the penalty area. Kane netted the ball in the 88th minute to equalize 1-1, securing a point for his team.
Kane with his late equalizer relished the England team and its manager Gareth Southgate, who faced immense pressure after an upset at the hands of Hungary 1-0 in their first encounter of the Nations League campaign.
German midfielder Jonas Hofmann scored the opening goal of the match as he beat England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford with a powerful shot, clinching a lead for his team in the 50th minute.
The vital 1-1 draw helped England to take a point home in their first two games of the UEFA Nations League.