PLAYER RATINGS: Captain Harry Kane one of few to deliver as Declan Rice's inexperience showed on an uneasy night in Prague for Gareth Southgate's men

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  • A 100 per cent qualifying run for the Three Lions came crashing down in Prague 
  • Zdenek Ondrasek came off the bench to score a late winner for the host side 
  • England had opened the scoring after Harry Kane converted from the spot 
  • Gareth Southgate’s side are now level on points at the top of Group A with 12 

At times in the clash Everton defender Michael Keane looked rattled by England's opposition

At times in the clash Everton defender Michael Keane looked rattled by England’s opposition

Declan Rice's inexperience at this level showed with a generally sloppy performance in Prague

Declan Rice’s inexperience at this level showed with a generally sloppy performance in Prague

Harry Kane stepped up for the Three Lions, but missed two golden second half chances

Harry Kane stepped up for the Three Lions, but missed two golden second half chances

A 100 per cent record for the Three Lions came crashing down in Prague, as Gareth Southgate’s side faced a reality comedown.

Despite taking the lead, England were ultimately undone by the Czech Republic and a late sucker punch saw a point snatched from beneath their noses.

Sportsmail’s Sami Mokbel was watching on in the Sinobo Stadium to deliver his player ratings. 

ENGLAND (4-2-3-1)

Jordan Pickford – Let down by his team. Fact he was England’s best player on the night says it all. 7

Kieran Trippier – Back in favour at international level, the Atletico Madrid man was more steady than dynamic. 6

Michael Keane – More combative than assured in the heart of England’s defence. Looked rattled on an uneasy night. 5.5

Harry Maguire – His ball retention was as good as anyone on the pitch, but didn’t look completely at ease. 6

Danny Rose – Didn’t look comfortable in the opening 45 minutes and it didn’t get much better in the second. Booked. 5.5

Jordan Henderson – Didn’t show his usual control in the engine room as England’s midfield was overrun. Booked. 6

Declan Rice – Started sloppily and took a while to find his rhythm. His inexperience at this level showed. 5.5

Raheem Sterling – An immediate impact playing a key role in England’s early penalty but struggled to find his usual fluency. Booked. 6.5

Mason Mount – Wearing No 11 but played at No 10 on his full debut, however the advanced midfield role didn’t suit the youngster. 6

Jadon Sancho – The Czechs coped with his threat well, limiting the youngster to just a few eye-catching moments. 6

Harry Kane – Scored for England again. Always delivers at this level – but missed two golden second half chances. 6.5

Subs: Rashford (Sancho 73); Barkley (Mount 73); Abraham (Rice 88)

Subs not used: Pope, Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Chilwell, Gomez, Mings, Tomori, Winks.

Gareth Southgate – More food for thought for the England boss. Won’t have been particularly pleasant viewing. 6

Czech Republic: Vaclik 6.5; Coufal 7, Celustka 7, Brabec 7.5, Bonl 8.5; Soucek 7, Kral 8; Masopust 7.5 (Zmrhal 89), Darida 7, Jankto 6.5 (Kopic 83); Schick 6.5 (Ondrasek 65, 7.5). 

Subs not used: Kolar, Pavlenka, Reznik, Kudela, Krejci, Husbauer, Krmencik, Kalvach, Simic.

Manager: Jaroslav Silhavy: 7.5

Referee: Damir Skomina (SLO) – A relatively quiet night for the official but did book Sterling for dissent in the second half. 6

Attendance: 18,651

MOTM: Bonl



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