(Video) Andros Townsend goal: Spurs fringe player nets stunning equaliser for England in Italy

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It took Andros Towsend just nine minutes after coming on from the bench to fire a brilliant strike into the back of the net, giving Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon absolutely no chance.

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The second-half was much more even, after England had marched into the dressing-room at half-time a goal down, but, with Wayne Rooney missing a number of good chances it seemed the equaliser might elude Roy Hodgson’s side.

Nonetheless, Tottenham Hotspur’s Townsend stepped up, and once again delivered on the international stage with a stunning hit from 20 yards out.

Watch the goal below! How does he always deliver for England, but rarely for Spurs?

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