The England team started the 2022 World Cup in Qatar on the right foot after beating Iran 6-2 on the first day of Group B. Despite the high score, the ‘Lions’ coach, Gareth Southgate, considered that his team You will have to correct errors for the next meeting.
“I have to be happy, but we shouldn’t be conceding two goals at that stage of the game. We will have to get it right in our game against the United States. It’s a great start, but we must improve.”he told BBC Sports.
Although, DT not only focused on criticism, as he highlighted his team’s performance in some stages of the match. “We have good players and today they delivered. Our attackers looked like a threat throughout the game. The defense in the first hour controlled the game and possession, patient with the preparation. The midfield was excellent.” accurate.
He also congratulated Bukayo Saka and Jude Bellingham who each scored a goal. “It’s great (for them). What I liked the most was the end of Jack Grealish’s goal where Callum Wilson could have been selfish but he really was thinking about the team.”he mentioned.
On the other hand, he questioned the additional minutes that the referee gave. “That’s a long time to focus, but we just lost focus. When we play at a slower tempo, we’re not as effective.”he pointed.
It is important to mention that England will seek to seal their qualification to the round of 16 this Friday, November 25, when they face the United States. Then, they will clash against Wales on Tuesday the 29th.