England suffered their heaviest home defeat in over 90 years. The fan hate is directed first at the Hungarians, then at Gareth Southgate.
Munich – The England national team loses their Nations League game at a historic high 4-0 at Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton. After the debacle against Hungary, England coach Gareth Southgate is under a lot of pressure at home, with fans demanding his sacking even during the game. Shortly before kick-off, the English supporters made themselves heard loudly. While the Hungarian national anthem was being played, they addressed drastic words to the Hungarian national team and their followers.
Gareth Southgate, ‘You don’t know what you’re doing’ – England fans with clear message to coaches
The English team went into the clash against Hungary with nine positions changed compared to the 0-0 draw with Italy. Changes that should blow coach Gareth Southgate’s ears. In the end, the not entirely innocent keeper Aaron Ramsdale had to be sent off Arsenal FC reach behind you four times. Against Germany Jordan Pickford was still in the box and shone with strong saves.
As the Daily Mail reported, the English fans quickly found a culprit in their coach. In the final minutes of the game and after the final whistle, whistles were heard in the stadium, which were clearly addressed to the coaches’ dugout with the words “you don’t know what you’re doing”. Which in turn drew the wrath of Liverpool and England legend Jamie Carragher. On Twitter, the former defender defended Southgate and described the fans heard on TV as clowns.
England fans: “You racist Bas*****”
Before they even knew what result awaited them today, England fans were loud in their opinions. While the Hungarian national anthem was played, loud boos could be heard from the stands, accompanied by drastic words. “You racist bastards, we know what you are” could be heard on the home TV sets, despite attempts to cover the chants with sound effects. A reaction to that ten days earlier in the first leg a stadium full of minors who booed the Englishas they got on their knees before kick-off to draw attention to the racism in society.
Now one could say that the English may have gone a bit overboard in their choice of words, but their basic intention serves a noble cause. However, it was the English fans who weren’t the only ones after losing the European Championship final with racist statements against their own players noticed, but also in the game in Germany, among other things with the Showing a Hitler salute made headlines. (sh)