England beat Poland 2-0 to qualify for World Cup

2013-10-15 23:39:42 GMT2013-10-16 07:39:42(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

LONDON, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- England beat Poland 2-0 to qualify for next year's World Cup finals as Group H leaders at Wembley here on Tuesday.

Wayne Rooney opened the scoring after 41 minutes with a header while captain Steven Gerrard sealed the win two minutes from time by tucking the ball into the bottom of the net after a solo run.

England top the group with 22 points and Ukraine, who defeated San Marino in the day's another game, finished second with 21 points.

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