PLAYER RATINGS: Harry Maguire finds his toes once more in drab England draw however Tammy Abraham struggles

PLAYER RATINGS: Harry Maguire discovered his toes once more in England’s drab draw with Italy and Aaron Ramsdale staked his declare beautifully… however Tammy Abraham struggled to impress as Harry Kane’s understudy

  • England at the moment are winless of their first three video games of this yr’s Nations League
  • Their conflict with Italy noticed gamers wrestle in one among their final pre-World Cup check 
  • Tammy Abraham didn’t take his likelihood to impress after Harry Kane was rested

The Three Lions at the moment are winless of their opening three video games of this yr’s Nations League after enjoying out a colorless draw with European champions Italy at Molineux. 

In entrance of a near-deserted stadium within the West Midlands, Gareth Southgate’s aspect toiled however struggled to interrupt down their resolute opponents.

England’s backline impressed largely, however their assault could fear boss Southgate with Harry Kane’s understudy Tammy Abraham struggling up entrance.  

Tammy Abraham struggled to grab his chance to impress in England's drab draw with Italy

Tammy Abraham struggled to seize his likelihood to impress in England’s drab draw with Italy

Harry Maguire looks to be finding his feet again after a torrid season for Manchester United

Harry Maguire appears to be discovering his toes once more after a torrid season for Manchester United

ENGLAND (4-3-3)

Aaron Ramsdale Three glorious saves within the first half will do his future at worldwide degree the world of fine. 8

Reece James – Stable down the precise and linked up properly with Sterling to create an attacking menace. Supply from vast a hazard. 7

Harry Maguire – His third consecutive begin and the rhythm in his recreation appears to have benefitted from that consistency. 7

Fikayo Tomori – Made a wonderful block simply earlier than half-time to maintain England on degree phrases, Extra regular than spectacular. 7

Fikayo Tomori was a calm presence at the back alongside Maguire and made a good block

Fikayo Tomori was a peaceful presence on the again alongside Maguire and made a very good block

Kieran Trippier – Not his best show in an England shirt as he struggled to include Italy’s menace down the precise. 6

Declan Rice – Even after a protracted home season, the West Ham striker seems to have loads left within the tank. One other dynamic show. 7

James Ward-Prowse – Quietly went about his enterprise in central midfield. Stored issues ticking over in England’s engine room. Booked. 6.5

Captain Harry Kane was introduced after 65 minutes for the largely ineffectual Abraham

Captain Harry Kane was launched after 65 minutes for the largely ineffectual Abraham

Raheem Sterling – England’s captain for the night time was one of many workforce’s most potent attackers however squandered England’s greatest likelihood. 7

Mason Mount – Unfortunate to not rating after hitting the bar within the first-half, however minimize a annoyed determine as he saved coming deeper to search out the ball. 6

Jack Grealish – Blew cold and hot. Offered some shiny moments in assault, however might have provided extra safety to Trippier in defence. Booked. 6.5

Tammy Abraham – Did not have the influence he’d have hoped for, however the Roma striker was disadvantaged of service. Hooked by Southgate. 5.5

Jack Grealish struggled to impress from the start after his impressive cameo against Germany

Jack Grealish struggled to impress from the beginning after his spectacular cameo towards Germany

Subs: Kane 6 (Abraham 65); Phillips 6 (Rice 65): Bowen 6 (Mount 65); Saka (Sterling 79); Guehi (Tomori 88)

Subs not used: Pope, Pickford, Stones, Walker, Coady, Bellingham, Gallagher.

Gareth Southgate: The dearth of targets ought to be a priority for the England boss as his workforce toiled in assault as soon as extra. 6.5

Gareth Southgate will surely be concerned by his side's lack of goals ahead of the World Cup

Gareth Southgate will certainly be involved by his aspect’s lack of targets forward of the World Cup

Italy (433): Donnarumma 6; Di Lorenzo 7, Gatti 7, Acerbi 7, Dimarco 6.5 (Florenzi 87); Frattesi 6.5, Locatelli 6.5 (Gnonto 64, 6), Tonali 6; Pessina 6 (Cristante 88), Scamacca 6.5 (Raspadori. 77), Pellegrini 6 (Esposito 64). 

Subs: Gollini, Meret, Felipe, Calabria, Florenzi, Cristante, Politano, Barella, Scalvini.

Roberto Mancini: 6.5

Att: 2,000

Referee: Szymon Marciniak (POL): 6.5

MOM: Ramsdale

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