Five things we learned from England's win over Malta in their World Cup qualifier
1. Southgate’s England are very much like the man himself.
It wasn’t particularly “brave” and there was not really that much which you could categorically say was “exciting”. That despite the promises of Gareth Southgate on the eve of the game. In the end, it was an England performance very much in Southgate’s mould. It was dependable, useful and overall extremely likeable but nothing to set the pulse racing. The only real difference was that this time nobody missed a penalty.
2. Henderson is not just there for the defensive things in life.
On paper it looked as though the Liverpool man was... read more
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