Tottenham’s Harry Kane has brilliant record against West Ham

Tonya Becker
October 15, 2018

Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson has proven himself to be better than England team-mate Eric Dier, according to Stuart Pearce.

Spain are rejuvenated under their new head coach Luis Enrique after their own disastrous campaign in Russian Federation with Ramos one of the survivors in a squad that is undergoing its own revolution in personnel.

"They had one reasonable chance in the second half, but I thought, really, we dictated the flow of the game for a long period and the second-half performance was excellent".

The 30-year-old's last competitive appearance for England came in June 2017, before he suffered a thigh problem that kept him out of the first part of the 2017-18 season, and Henderson thinks Liverpool and England would benefit from having Lallana in their starting line-ups.

Mount is still a Chelsea player, but after scoring 13 goals on loan at Vitesse Arnhem last season, is enjoying another fruitful loan spell with Derby under former England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard. England are fighting to avoid relegation from League A and could do with Kane finding his finishing touch.

Chilwell was sharp in challenges, sound with his distribution and produced a high quality first-half cross that nearly brought a goal for Raheem Sterling.

It certainly promises to be a fascinating encounter as Spain look to maintain their strong start to the UEFA Nations League against England.

"He can help us get better and I am excited for Liverpool and England for him to get back playing football and to show everyone what he is capable of".

"To play and to win against England is big news around the world and footballers are always grateful for that".

Henderson and Walker combined to win a corner with a swift counter down the right as the game reached the half-hour, but again Croatia repelled the set piece.

Kramaric sliced wide before Croatia made the night's first change, Perisic making way for Marko Pjaca and the substitute nearly making an instant impact with an effort that curled wide. Ben Chilwell, the Leicester full-back making his first England start, was addressed as "Chilly" whenever he was in possession; perhaps he will get "Ben" once familiarity kicks in.

The home side got the match under way and tried to get the ball forward immediately, but England got it clear. Indeed, the only real noise came from those fans high on the hillside, who were rewarded by an acknowledgement from Pickford when they chanted "Jordan, give us a wave!" in the closing stages.

"When you walk out and the national anthem is on and you're singing it to no-one - hopefully it's something we don't have to experience too many times in our career". The Football Supporters Federation, who provide support and advice for English fans at home and overseas, were aware of just 20 supporters making the trip to the Adriatic coast.

The Kop skipper added: "It's exciting for me to know that when he comes back in, he can take us forward even more".

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