England midfielder Dele Alli reveals what Gareth Southgate told him prior to kick off
Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring for England midway through the first half before Alli doubled the lead seven minutes before the break.
In Southgate's first game as England interim manager he had asked for his players to be brave and take risks.
While Malta failed to provide England with a stern test, they did frustrate Southgate's side with goalkeeper Andrew Hogg in inspired form between the sticks.
Alli was deployed in the number ten role behind Sturridge and the Tottenham midfielder praised Southgate for allowing him to play his own game.
"I do like to get into the box to get... read more
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