Team analysis

England

England

England squad
No.PlayerBornPos.FRANEDCROITAGSClub
1Freddie Woodman04/03/1997Goalkeeper90909090 Newcastle United FC (ENG)
2Jonjoe Kenny15/03/1997Defender90 9090 Oxford United (ENG)
3Callum Connolly23/09/1997Defender65* Everton FC (ENG)
4Jordan Rossiter24/03/1997Midfield9090 90 Rangers FC (SCO)
5Taylor Moore12/05/1997Defender909078* Bristol City FC (ENG)
6Dael Fry30/08/1997Defender 90 Rotherham United FC (ENG)
7Tammy Abraham02/10/1997Forward25+90 58* Bristol City FC (ENG)
8Joshua Onomah27/04/1997Midfield90909090 Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
9Dominic Solanke14/09/1997Forward9062* 902 Vitesse (NED)
10Sheyi Ojo19/06/1997Forward65*28+9032+ Liverpool FC (ENG)
11Isaiah Brown07/01/1997Forward78*15+90902 Rotherham United FC (ENG)
12Kyle Walker-Peters13/04/1997Defender25+909084* Tottenham Hotspur FC (ENG)
13Sam Howes10/11/1997Goalkeeper West Ham United FC (ENG)
14Ryan Ledson19/08/1997Midfield12+ 90 Oxford United (ENG)
15Fikayo Tomori19/12/1997Defender9090 90 Chelsea FC (ENG)
16Reece Oxford16/12/1998Defender 909090 West Ham United FC (ENG)
17Ademola Lookman20/10/1997Forward 75*906+ Charlton Athletic FC (ENG)
18Ainsley Maitland-Niles29/08/1997Midfield909012+90 Arsenal FC (ENG)
19Tafari Moore05/07/1997Defender Arsenal FC (ENG)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Key features: England

Key features: England

  • 1-4-2-3-1 or 1-4-4-2 with two controlling midfielders
  • Composed possession play; technique to play in tight spaces
  • Positional rotation in midfield; but Rossiter the main balancing element
  • Potent 1 v 1 wing play (Ojo, Brown); Solanke the attacking spearhead
  • Quick attack-to-defence transitions; strong 4-man block in central area
  • Dangerous counterattacking with intelligent use of space
  • Well-organised, disciplined unit; collective pressing; all-round 1 v 1 skills

Head coach: Aidy Boothroyd (08/02/1971)