Harry Kane: England are as good as France and Spain - The Five Pointer

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We start with the cricket and Australia have retained the Ashes.

The Fourth Test concluded yesterday with the Aussies winning by 185 runs despite a brave performance by England, giving them a 2-1 lead in the series with one match left to play.

Australia captain Tim Paine said he is proud of his team following their victory.

England captain Joe Root couldn’t hide his disappointment with the defeat, but was pleased with the character his players showed on the final day.

To tennis, and Rafael Nadal has claimed his 19th major title after winning the US Open.

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The Spaniard beat Daniil Medvedev in a five set thriller, with the final set taking 49 minutes to complete.

Nadal has moved to within one of Federer’s record total of 20 major titles.

The victory secured his fourth US Open win.

Euro 2020 qualifiers continue tonight with two home nations in action.

Northern Ireland are at home to Germany. Michael O’Neill’s side are top of Group C ahead of tonight’s opponents after winning all of their first four games.

Scotland are also at home but have lost three of their opening five games. Wales are also in action against Belarus.

England play tomorrow night against Kosovo. Ahead of the game, Harry Kane has said he believes England are on the same level as France, Spain and Holland.

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