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England defence continue qualification clean sheet record

12:30 AM IST 27/03/17
Joe Hart England
The Three Lions have played five World Cup qualification matches without conceding a goal, after extending the run against Lithuania

Jermain Defoe wasn't the only one extending an impressive record on Sunday

The 34-year-old scored his 20th England goal — four years after his 19th — in their 2-0 win over Lithuania, with the Three Lions once again keeping a cleen sheet in the process.

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In fact, England can now lay claim to being the only team to have not yet allowed a goal in qualification for Russia 2018.

England have scored eight times in five qualifiers thus far. Gareth Southgate's side next face Scotland in Glasgow in June.