The visitors, Poland, had been on course to make it six wins from six in Group I thanks to Harry Kane’s stunning long-range strike (72) but two minutes into stoppage time Robert Lewandowski crossed for Damian Szymanski to head in at the back post.

Although England had struggled to carve out clear chances in the first half against a physical and fired-up Polish side but were much improved after the break, with Harry Maguire heading against a post before Kane unleashed a fine swerving effort from 30 yards.

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However, It was the 15th consecutive major tournament qualifier Harry Kane had scored in and took his overall tally to 41 strikes in 64 appearances, moving him into outright fifth on England’s list of all-time top scorers. But it wasn’t enough to deny a Poland side roared on by their passionate fans inside the National Stadium.

With just four games to go, England remain top of their pool, four points clear of second-placed Albania and favorites to qualify for the Qatar World Cup in first place, though, with Andorra and Hungary next up in October.

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Meanwhile, Poland had secured five draws from their previous seven meetings with England at home and a packed National Stadium in the capital provided an intense atmosphere from the first whistle, which sparked a frantic start to the match, with Tymoteusz Puchacz drilling a volley against Kyle Walker.

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