England's Danny Rose: Players held inquest after 'embarrassing' first half vs. Switzerland

England's Danny Rose: Players held inquest after 'embarrassing' first half vs. Switzerland

"We spoke at half-time and we weren't happy with how we were playing, but we took control after the break and got the goal".

The opening goal arrived 10 minutes into the second half as Kyle Walker's impressive cross found Rashford, who had the simple task of slotting home from six-yards out.

"He's got two goals this week, some of his performances with us have been really good but to finish with two really good finishes is very important for him".

If England lose against Switzerland, it will be the nation's longest ever run of losses.

After being pegged back, Switzerland struggled to reimburse the first half dominance that almost saw them surge ahead.

'Everybody voiced their opinion at half-time, I thought we did better in the second half'.

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"We know he can score spectacular goals from long range, but you'll be limited in numbers if that's where your goals are coming from".

Harry Maguire and Danny Rose have admitted that there were heated words between the England players in the dressing room during friendly with Switzerland on Tuesday evening. And Southgate also revealed after the match that he was thrilled to have been able to get the Manchester United forward quality minutes with the national team.

Southgate, however, did say Alli would be fit enough to play a part in Tottenham Hotspur's vital game with Liverpool FC at the weekend. In the end we're over the moon to keep a clean sheet...

"We expect and encourage it, because they're intelligent footballers and it's important they have a view of what's going on".

The latter kept a clean sheet against the Swiss but he lacked the assurance of Pickford and the Everton keeper is certain to come back for England's next game, against Croatia on 12 October in the Uefa Nations League. "For the teams who went towards the end of the finals it's a really hard period", he added. "It wouldn't surprise me if Croatia are having similar difficulties".