Classic England v Russia Moment: Matt Le Tissier’s hat-trick, 1998

Ollie Irish

16th, October 2007

The England B international between England and Russia in 1998 saw Matt Le Tissier staking his claim for a place in Glenn Hoddle’s 1998 World Cup squad. Despite scoring a hat-trick in a 4-1 victory, and fans unfurling a banner urging ‘Please pick Le God, Hod’, Le Tiss was left out of the squad. Here is his third goal of the match against Russia.

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