In the previous round of qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, a 5-0 win over Albania before a 10-0 thrashing of San Marino, Gareth Southgate handed out three England debuts. Arsenal youngster Emile Smith-Rowe made his England bow as a substitute at Wembley against Albania, before his club teammate Aaron Ramsdale made his England debutContinue reading “Who could be England’s next debutant?”
England recorded their second 1-0 win in the space of five days in their final game before Euro 2020. Ten changes were made from the match against Austria on Wednesday, with several fringe players given an opportunity. The starting 11 included 3 players – Ben White, Ben Godfrey and James Ward-Prowse – who did notContinue reading “England 1-0 Romania”
With the Euro’s on the horizon, England ran out 1-0 winners against Austria in their first warm-up match. Here are the talking points.
8500 fans returned to see Bukayo Saka net his first England goal as the Three Lions eased to a comfortable 1-0 victory against Austria at the Riverside. England started the better side with early chances from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jude Bellingham, forcing Daniel Bachmann into some routine saves. The Three Lions continued to control theContinue reading “England 1-0 Austria: Saka goal seals pre-Euro friendly win”