ngland set up a Euro 2020 quarter-final against Sweden or Ukraine after a memorable 2-0 win over Germany at Wembley.
Second-half goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane earned Gareth Southgate’s side a deserved win which helped to banish the demons of previous knockout defeats to Germany.
The goalkeeper continued an impressive tournament with tremendous saves to deny Timo Werner and Kai Havertz either side of half-time. Well-placed for the Golden Glove after four straight clean sheets.
His pace and positioning were vital in recovery, particularly against the pace of Werner and Havertz, but his distribution was scatty.
Stood up well to Werner in a one-on-one in the second half and comfortable in possession. Allowed Germany to charge through the heart of defence more than once early on but grew into the game.
Dominant in the air in both boxes, proving a real threat from set pieces. Might have scored at the back post from Trippier’s cross. Brought the ball out well. A rock.
Nullfied the threat of Robin Gosens, who was Germany’s standout player in the group. Used the ball intelligently and set pieces were a threat.
Booked early for a risky foul on Leon Goretzka but played intelligently afterwards, even if he was occasionally manoeuvred by Germany’s midfield.
Felt like a seat-warmer for Jordan Henderson before the tournament but produced another dynamic and intense display. Booked in the first half but stayed in the thick of the action.
Superb. Heavily involved in both goals, crossing for Sterling and starting the move leading to Kane’s strike.
Sparked England into life after a slow start and caused Germany problems between the lines with his directness and quick feet. Isolated after half-time and made way for Grealish.
Scored for a third time at the Finals, leaving him an outside contender for the Golden Boot. Had previously looked individually bright but struggled to link-up with Kane.
After another subdued and ineffective display, repaid Southgate’s faith with England’s second goal, a well-taken header which he made to look easy.
Jack Grealish (Saka 69’) 9
Changed the game from the bench. Played the ball into Shaw for Sterling’s strike and crossed to Kane for the clincher. Hard to drop now.
Jordan Henderson (Declan Rice 87’) N/A
Not used: Ramsdale, Johnstone, Henderson, Rashford, Mings, Coady, Sancho, Mount, Foden, James, Bellingham.
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