Gareth Southgate’s latest squad was named last week and will be in action this Friday for England. Here’s how they got on this weekend.
Brighton & Hove Albion 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur
Brighton & Hove Albion started five English players in their impressive win over Tottenham Hotspur, the highlight being Lewis Dunk‘s fabulous assist for Aaron Connolly. He played 90 minutes and also picked up a yellow card.
Eric Dier and Harry Kane both played the full match for Spurs, the former also booked. Harry Winks played the second half.
Burnley 1-0 Everton
England goalkeepers Nick Pope and Jordan Pickford went head to head at Turf Moor and Burnley’s Pope came out on top. His team-mate, James Tarkowski, earned a clean sheet as part of a primarily English back line.Embed from Getty Images
Pickford, Michael Keane and Fabian Delph played the full 90 for the Toffees.
Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City
Liverpool won by the skin of their teeth against Leicester City, for whom James Maddison scraped in an equaliser before being substituted. Ben Chilwell played the duration, as did Trent Alexander-Arnold for the Reds.
Jordan Henderson and Adam Lallana came on late for Liverpool.
Norwich City 1-5 Aston Villa
England pair Tyrone Mings and Tom Heaton combined to concede a stinker of a goal in Aston Villa’s match against Norwich City. Thankfully for Mings and Heaton Villa were 5-0 up at the time.
West Ham United 1-2 Crystal Palace
There was plenty of drama at whatever the Olympic Stadium is called now, with Crystal Palace winning it late against West Ham United. Declan Rice played 90 minutes in midfield for the Hammers.
Arsenal 1-0 AFC Bournemouth
Sunday brought with it 90 goalless minutes for AFC Bournemouth and England striker Callum Wilson.
Manchester City 0-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Kyle Walker and Raheem Sterling both started Manchester City’s home loss against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Sterling saw out the whole of the game, while Walker was replaced at half time because of a lingering illness.
Southampton 1-4 Chelsea
Chelsea made light work of Southampton and England pair Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount were on target in their 4-1 win at St Mary’s.
Abraham scored the first with an extraordinary lofted lob from a nifty Callum Hudson-Odoi pass before Mount slotted in the second with a now characteristic finish in the box.Embed from Getty Images
All three of the aforementioned were substituted, while new England call-up Fikayo Tomori played the whole game. James Ward-Prowse did the same for Saints.
Newcastle United 1-0 Manchester United
Harry Maguire and Marcus Rashford played the entire game as whatever this thing is that used to be Manchester United fell to a 1-0 defeat at Newcastle United.
Real Valladolid 0-0 Atletico Madrid
Another Sunday, another goalless draw for Atletico Madrid and another clean sheet for Kieran Trippier. Textbook. Atleti haven’t conceded a goal since September 18th.
Freiburg 2-2 Borussia Dortmund
Jadon Sancho came off the bench an hour into Borussia Dortmund’s Bundesliga match against Freiburg. He claimed an assist for Achraf Hakimi’s goal to make it 2-1, only for Dortmund to concede a late own goal.