England captain Harry Kane is hopeful UEFA will take stern action against Hungary should allegations of racist behaviour from some of their supporters be proven.
The Three Lions shrugged off any hangover from the Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy with an emphatic 4-0 win in Budapest on Thursday.
Kane, Raheem Sterling, Harry Maguire and Declan Rice got on the scoresheet as Gareth Southgate’s side kept themselves on track to qualify for the 2022 World Cup.
However, in a hostile atmosphere at the Puskas Arena, the win could have been marred by reported racist chants that were said to have been directed at some England players. The visiting team were booed when they took the knee prior to kick-off.
Asked by ITV if he had heard any chants, Kane said: “I didn’t hear that. Obviously that’s something I’ll talk to the boys [about] and see if any of them heard any of it.
“We’ll have to report it to UEFA as the rules permit and if it is the case hopefully UEFA can come down strong.”
Brilliant win in front of a hostile crowd. Kept our composure well to make it four from four. Back to Wembley to try and keep the run going
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