England national football team qualified for the 15th edition of Euro 2016 championship after defeating Switzerland by 2-0. On 5th September 2015, The British team made it to the finals of France competition which is beginning from 10th June 2016. They qualified as winner of Group D which is featured with national football teams of Switzerland, Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and San Marino. England’s captain Wayne Rooney was the show stopper in England’s 2-0 win over Swiss team and became the all time top goal scorer of England.
England Qualified For The Finals Of Euro 2016
First qualified team from qualification round: The Britishers were the first to qualify for UEFA Euro 2016. England is the only team in qualifier that won all games in qualification round [report after 8 matches]. They defeat all their group d rivals bagging 24 points in first eight fixtures.
The Lions netted total of 26 goals, conceded just 3 making goal difference of +23. Their 6-huge win against San Marino confirmed their spot, and they maintained this after defeating Switzerland 2-0.
Czech Republic and Austria also qualified: One day later, on 6th September 2015, Czech Republic booked their place to travel to France next year. Austria, who have taken an impressive 22 points from their eight group G fixtures, giving them a 10 point cushion over third placed Sweden.
Wales almost set for finals: England’s host country Wales almost qualified for the European Championship 2016. Wales set for making an appearance in a major football tournament since 1958. They are leading big lead of 5 points with third place team Israel.
Wayne Rooney equalized the all time top goal scorer with Sir Bobby Charlton for scoring 49 international goals. Rooney told to UEFA.com
“It’s been a bit annoying over the last few games really. I am happy now it’s out of the way and I can focus on the football again.”
There will be 52 qualifiers played in the the month of October, but for the four teams above, they are merely the start of preparations for France in June.