Slovakia Under-21s 1-2 England Under-21s: Young Lions stars rated and slated
He had little to do for much of the match, though was easily beaten for Slovakia’s opening goal; Chrien’s header really should not have beaten his outstretched arm. Showed how well he commands his area with some important catches from Slovakian deliveries into the area.
England Under-21s have kept their Euro 2017 hopes alive by beating Slovakia to ensure they can still qualify for the knockout stages.
After a disappointing 0-0 draw with Sweden, things seemed to be going from bad to worse for the Young Lions when Martin Chrien’s header meant Slovakia were one goal ahead at half-time.
But Aidy Boothroyd’s men came out after the break with a renewed vigour, and probably deserved the three points they picked up thanks to Alfie Mawson’s equaliser and Nathan Redmond’s winning goal.
So, just how did the England players perform in Poland? Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT’s player ratings from the draw with Slovakia…