Kane matches Charlton England tally

Harry Kane moved level with Sir Bobby Charlton on 49 England goals as they came from behind to beat Switzerland in a friendly at Wembley.

England were grateful to the excellence of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the first half but they still fell behind when Breel Embolo’s header put Switzerland in front after 22 minutes.

Gareth Southgate’s side were second best to the confident Swiss but were handed a route back into the game when Fabian Frei’s error ended with Luke Shaw providing an emphatic finish for England’s equaliser in first-half stoppage time.

England, who gave debuts to Marc Guehi, Kyle Walker-Peters and Tyrick Mitchell, completed the turnaround with 12 minutes left when Kane scored from the spot after VAR adjudged that Steven Zuber had handled from a corner.

Kane scored with his usual expertise and now stands just four goals behind England’s record marksman Wayne Rooney.

It is only a matter of time before he takes top spot, currently standing on a highly impressive tally of 49 goals from 68 appearances.

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