England boss Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder in Russian Federation

England boss Gareth Southgate dislocates shoulder in Russian Federation

First things first, it is not a negative thing that England had to rely on Harry Kane to come to the rescue with his late victor against Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

The sheet suggested Sterling would be the fall guy in attack.

The Manchester United forward also hugely impressed in England's final warm-up match for the tournament in Russian Federation, scoring a sublime goal against Costa Rica at Elland Road and looking full of confidence.

Writing for The Players' Tribune website, Sterling has described his move from Jamaica as a five-year-old and his upbringing in London before rejecting Arsenal to start his football career at Queens Park Rangers.

"We worked on it a lot ― two, three days before the game ― it paid off really", he told reporters, explaining how England again hoped to thrive in this area on Sunday. "We're going to cause them as many threats as we can using our own styles of play", he said.

"We are trying to capitalise and use it to our advantage".

He first worked with Southgate at England Under-21s and the pair have overseen a youthful reboot of the national side, emphasising youth and athleticism and moving on a series of experienced heads.

"We won't be able to just roll them over, they're an in-form team".

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"I'm about to have my third child and I'm not going to miss it if I can help it, but I want to get back as fast as I can, so we'll have to see".

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"Not necessarily, no", the Liverpool teenager said.

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Southgate said his team should ensure it doesn't get "comfortable". The games that everybody can watch, all it is as an opportunity for us to showcase that and show everyone how far we've really come.

"Sometimes when we got a foul I felt it wasn't a foul. Until the manager names the team everyone is still fighting for their position".

Midfielder Dele Alli hurt his thigh against Tunisia and appears set to be replaced by Ruben Loftus-Cheek against Panama.

Southgate dislocated his shoulder on his team's day off while out jogging close to their training camp near the beach resort of Repino in the west of Russian Federation.

There was no sign of the black sling he had been pictured wearing on Wednesday and Southgate led the session as normal, flanked by Holland.

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