And Southgate says he always knew they would be able to cause problems for Luis Enrique's side.
And those who grew exhausted of the catchphrase should be warned: this latest win seems to have stoked up Coming home fever once again!
Sterling has struggled with the Three Lions recently but on Monday night, the Man City winger was at his potent best, opening the scoring on 16 minutes after a swift counter-attack started by Jordan Pickford. We showed energy, effort and courage to get on the ball. It's a great challenge for us as a team.
The 3-2 loss was Spain's first at home in a competitive match for 15 years.
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Rashford missed two good chances against Croatia as England drew 0-0 against their World Cup semi-final opponents on Friday. Only the group victor moves on. "Good pressing, clinical in front of goal and dug in". Spain totalled 25 attempts and 70 percent of possession, and blew it. Phil Foden and others are emerging as potential England players and if there is one thing that is clear about Southgate's methodology, it is that he is unafraid to make bold selection decisions rather than sticking with the same core of players. It was his first goal for England since 2015, and first ever away from Wembley. We have the ability up top to score goals as well.
Finally, Give Me Sport focus on the tweets of Gary Lineker, who pointed out he hadn't made his England debut by Raheem's age.
Rashford added to the lead in the 30th after a flawless through ball by Kane, entering the area and finishing with a shot from near the penalty spot.
"We withstood pressure reasonably well and they should all be proud of what they've done". Ramos' last-minute goal also was a header.