England were sent crashing out of Euro 2016 by Iceland after giving up a one-goal lead.

Roy Hodgson‘s men were humbled by the world’s 34th ranked team who deserved to win the match and take up their place against hosts France in the quarter-finals.

England had taken the lead in just the fourth minute when Raheem Sterlingwas brought down in the penalty area, allowing Wayne Rooney to score from the spot.

However, just 34 seconds after the kick-off Iceland equalised through RagnarSigurdsson, who lashed a flick-on from an Aron Gunnarsson long throw in at the back post.


It went from bad to worse for England when Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored with Iceland’s second attack of the match after some neat interplay on the edge of the area. His shot squirmed under the arm of Joe Hart.

For much of the second half England were slow and uninspired, despite huffing and puffing and the late introduction of the lively Marcus Rashford, could not find a way through.