SAINT-PETERSBURG – head Coach Gareth Southgate can life with the fourth of England at the world cup.
“We are expected to be higher ended than that, we as a team actually,” he responded after losing consolation class against Belgium (2-0).
England went into the group stage even though down against the Belgians (1-0). For Southgate came the two defeats against The Red Devils not come as a surprise. “Belgium has a better team than us”, he concluded.
Bronze for Belgium
“They will also have the feeling that they had more reach than a third place. They’re sitting at their top, while we are not yet in the near of our top. We already knew that for the tournament.”
Southgate is pleased with the performance of his youthful team in Russia. “My players deserve the compliments that they are now in England.”
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