Gareth Southgate says he believes there is a better mentality in England. World Russia Cup knockout stages Russia four year ago… the Three Lions enter the last-16 with valuable experiences
Gareth Southgate, last night, declared that England had reached the World Cup knockout stages are in better condition than ever World Cup semi-finalists from Russia, four years back
Marcus Rashford was instrumental in England’s victory over Wales of 3-0. He scored two second goals, which saw him reach the joint top of The Golden Boot table. He They were dedicated to a friend who lost her battle with cancer just a few weeks ago.
Southgate, whose team will face Ecuador next, stated that his squad was more confident than the one who qualified in Russia for the round 16 where they beat Colombia by penalties.
Gareth Southgate believes England is better prepared in Qatar than Russia four years ago
He He said, “I believe there is a new mentality.” More belief. More belief. We are more confident and have more experience in knockout matches.
“We are happy that the first goal has been achieved. We are proud of the spirit in the team. We have all got on the pitch, which is fantastic for the dynamic. There are also no yellow cards, which is a good thing.
Speaking more closely on England’s win over Wales, the 52-year-old manager said: ‘We had complete control of the game in the first half but didn’t create enough clear chances. We felt we could turn Marcus and Phil’s ways. These are the decisions that players make.
England was eliminated in Russia’s semi-finals after falling to Croatia, despite being in the lead
England was a winner as both players swapped their wings and scored.
Southgate added: “Watching lots of games, the big players have stepped-up. They did that in the second half, and not in the first.
“You need goals from all parts of the pitch. If the opposition is coming from other areas, it is a problem. It’s competition for places, and people need to deliver.
“You can see with his eyes.” [Marcus Rashford’s] There have been joy in his performances at the club. We have a completely new version of the player that we had at the Euros last year.
Southgate believes his knockout stage experience has increased his confidence
Rashford was an important player for England today, and Southgate made sure that he spoke on his recent trip before heading to Qatar.
Southgate said, “It’s been an obstacle for him,” noting that Garfield Hayward, Rashford’s friend and the man-of the-match, had died during the preparations to the match.
“I met him in the summer and we had a long talk. He had some clear ideas and things he needed.
‘He Could have been a hat trick, actually, with the chance at the start and the one at the end.
“But it’s great to him and because it is great for him, it’s great also for us.
Marcus Rashford scored two goals against Wales for England, including a breathtaking free-kick