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England, France win big; Portugal held as Euro defence opens

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - Big wins for France and England. Not even a goal for Portugal.
Even with Cristiano Ronaldo returning to the Portugal side for the first time since last year's World Cup, the European champions could only begin their title defence with a 0-0 home draw against Ukraine.
The goals were flowing elsewhere on Friday night in Euro 2020 qualifying.
World champion France opened with a 4-1 victory at Moldova while Raheem Sterling scored his first international hat trick as England routed the Czech Republic 5-0.
FRANCE ON FIRE
The only surprise in Chisinau was that it took France 23 minutes...
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