England's starting lineup against Denmark: Mainoo starts, bitter result for Foden
Football   23/07/2024   536

According to income information from Manchester World, coach Gareth Southgate will make two changes to the England main squad against Denmark compared to the victory against Serbia.

Although England had a victory on the opening day when they defeated Serbia 1-0 with the only goal scored by midfielder Jude Bellingham in the 13th minute, after the match there were still many opinions criticizing Southgate because of his actions. The 53-year-old coach's personnel choices, especially in the positions of Phil Foden as well as Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Both of the above players have to play in positions against their strengths. While Foden's lack of performance is explained by the conflict in range with Bellingham, Alexander-Arnold is criticized by many experts for not having enough tactical thinking to take on the role of holding midfielder.

And in the list of players in tomorrow night's match against Denmark that Manchester World newspaper recently obtained, coach Southgate decided to leave the above two players on the bench and give them the opportunity to start from the start. for Anthony Gordon and Kobbie Mainoo.

Specifically, Gordon will take on the role of Foden's left winger while Mainoo directly replaces Alexander-Arnold to partner Declan Rice in the midfield. In the victory over Serbia, Mainoo had few minutes and Gordon was not used. Both Gordon and Mainoo had the opportunity to make their England debuts in the Three Lions' friendly series in March this year against Brazil and Belgium.

Last season was also a successful campaign for the above two on an individual level. If Gordon scores 11 goals and has 10 assists after 44 appearances in all competitions for Newcastle United, Mainoo will also become Manchester United's leading pillar in phase 2 and contribute greatly to helping the Red Devils win the title. FA Cup title.


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