England manager, Gareth Southgate has said his team was not good enough in the 2-1 Euro 2020 qualifier defeat vs Czech Republic on Friday.
England topped Group A ahead of the clash at Eden Arena having taken a maximum 12 points from four games and win would have sealed their place at the finals.
Gareth believes his team were terrible at the back, and a lack of quality on the ball was also a reason why they lost.
His words, “We’ve had a lot of credit in the last two years but we didn’t do enough to win,”
“The performance was not good enough, simple as that.
“We probably should have got a draw but the goal we conceded was typical of chances we conceded
“I think there were things we can look back on, collectively we have to accept there were not enough good performances.”
“We tried to change shape in the first half and it didn’t work as well as we hoped, so we changed it and we started better in the second half and had good chances to win the game,” he added, soon after the final whistle.
“But we conceded too many poor chances and conceded possession too often.
“We knew we’d have to be at full tilt to deal with the Czech Republic, but we should have been strong enough to deal with them.”
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