England's vital World Cup qualification win over Slovakia in pictures as Marcus Rashford stars

Gareth Southgate’s England took a huge step towards qualifying for next summer’s World Cup with a battling victory over Slovakia at Wembley.

The Three Lions fell behind to a shock early goal in the capital before goals from Eric Dier and Marcus Rashford turned the tables on the visitors.

Here’s a look at the best of the action as England claimed three vital points at Wembley.

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<p>England’s Eric Dier, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) </p>
England’s Eric Dier, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

England’s Eric Dier, left, celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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<p>England’s manager Gareth Southgate, right, watches England’s Eric Dier clapping hands after the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
England’s manager Gareth Southgate, right, watches England’s Eric Dier clapping hands after the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

England’s manager Gareth Southgate, right, watches England’s Eric Dier clapping hands after the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>England’s Eric Dier is celebrated by teammates after scoring during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
England’s Eric Dier is celebrated by teammates after scoring during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

England’s Eric Dier is celebrated by teammates after scoring during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>England’s goalkeeper Joe Hart, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones and Jake Livermore, from right, embrace after winning the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
England’s goalkeeper Joe Hart, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones and Jake Livermore, from right, embrace after winning the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

England’s goalkeeper Joe Hart, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones and Jake Livermore, from right, embrace after winning the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Marcus Rashford (L) scores their second goal past Slovakia’s Martin Dubravka REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Marcus Rashford (L) scores their second goal past Slovakia’s Martin Dubravka REUTERS/Darren Staples

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England take huge stride towards World Cup qualification with comeback win over Slovakia

England take huge stride towards World Cup qualification with comeback win over Slovakia

<p>England’s manager Gareth Southgate walks along his coaching zone during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
England’s manager Gareth Southgate walks along his coaching zone during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

England’s manager Gareth Southgate walks along his coaching zone during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia’s Marek Hamsik acknowledges the crowd as he is substituted REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia’s Marek Hamsik acknowledges the crowd as he is substituted REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>England’s Alex Oblate-Chamberlain, left, and Slovakia’s Robert Mak, right, challenge for the ball during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) </p>
England’s Alex Oblate-Chamberlain, left, and Slovakia’s Robert Mak, right, challenge for the ball during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

England’s Alex Oblate-Chamberlain, left, and Slovakia’s Robert Mak, right, challenge for the ball during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia’s Martin Dubravka reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia’s Martin Dubravka reacts Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart celebrates after Marcus Rashford scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart celebrates after Marcus Rashford scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Marcus Rashford scores their second goal REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Marcus Rashford scores their second goal REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after Marcus Rashford scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate celebrates after Marcus Rashford scores their second goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>England’s Eric Dier celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) </p>
England’s Eric Dier celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

England’s Eric Dier celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

<p>England’s Eric Dier walks back after scoring during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
England’s Eric Dier walks back after scoring during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

England’s Eric Dier walks back after scoring during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Harry Kane REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Harry Kane REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Dele Alli looks dejected REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Dele Alli looks dejected REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Jordan Henderson REUTERS/Dylan Martinez </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Jordan Henderson REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

<p>CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHERS NAME TO FRANK AUGSTEIN Slovakia’s players celebrate the opening goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) </p>
CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHERS NAME TO FRANK AUGSTEIN Slovakia’s players celebrate the opening goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

CORRECTS PHOTOGRAPHERS NAME TO FRANK AUGSTEIN Slovakia’s players celebrate the opening goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at the Wembley stadium in London, Great Britain, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate looks on while Slovakia’s Robert Mak is in action REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate looks on while Slovakia’s Robert Mak is in action REUTERS/Darren Staples

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Harry Kane reacts Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Harry Kane reacts Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>England’s manager Gareth Southgate sings the anthem prior the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
England’s manager Gareth Southgate sings the anthem prior the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

England’s manager Gareth Southgate sings the anthem prior the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia’s Stanislav Lobotka celebrates scoring their first goal with Robert Mak (R) REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia’s Stanislav Lobotka celebrates scoring their first goal with Robert Mak (R) REUTERS/Darren Staples

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart kicks the ball after Slovakia’s Stanislav Lobotka scored their first goal Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Joe Hart kicks the ball after Slovakia’s Stanislav Lobotka scored their first goal Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

<p>Slovakia’s team celebrates scorer Stanislav Lobotka after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) </p>
Slovakia’s team celebrates scorer Stanislav Lobotka after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Slovakia’s team celebrates scorer Stanislav Lobotka after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between England and Slovakia at Wembley Stadium in London, England, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Dele Alli and Jordan Henderson look dejected after Slovakia’s Stanislav Lobotka scores their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England’s Dele Alli and Jordan Henderson look dejected after Slovakia’s Stanislav Lobotka scores their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia team group before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 Slovakia team group before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England manager Gareth Southgate before the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England fans Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England fans Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine

<p>Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England line up before the match REUTERS/Darren Staples </p>
2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia

Soccer Football – 2018 World Cup Qualifications – Europe – England vs Slovakia – London, Britain – September 4, 2017 England line up before the match REUTERS/Darren Staples

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