Harry Kane given lowest England rating by L'Equipe with Harry Maguire and Raheem Sterling top after Czech Republic win

HARRY KANE was given England's LOWEST match rating by L'Equipe following the 1-0 win over Czech Republic.

The Three Lions clinched Group D with a simple victory at Wembley and will now face one of France, Germany, Portugal or Hungary in the last-16.

Raheem Sterling grabbed the only goal of the game, nodding home a teasing Jack Grealish cross early on.

England only scored TWICE in their three group games, with £150million-rated captain Harry Kane largely anonymous.

Kane, 27, is yet to score in this summer's tournament – with Sterling also scoring the winner against Croatia.

And on Tuesday night, despite Kane putting in arguably his best shift of the tournament, he was given a brutal, team-low 4/10 by French publication L'Equipe.

Kane failed to score, didn't lay on an assist, completed just 59 per cent of his passes and lost possession 18 times from his 46 touches.

However, the Tottenham man did win six of his eight aerial duels as he helped bring Sterling, Jack Grealish and Bukayo Saka into the attack.

Kane's heatmap and touchmaps both showed he spent far too much of his time dropping deep or drifting out to the left flank, as he does for Spurs.

But the striker managed just TWO touches in the Czech Republic box – demonstrating a worrying lack of threat.


MARCUS RASHFORD vs Czech Republic

Minutes – 23

Shots – 0

On target – 0

Chances created – 0

Touches in opp box – 2

Touches – 16

Passes – 11

Passing Accuracy – 82%

Possession lost – 4

Dribbles completed – 2

Duel success – 50%

Aerials won – 0/0

Possession won – 1

Fouls won – 0

Fouls conceded – 0

Even then, no other England player scored below a five in L'Equipe's outrageously harsh ratings.

Harry Maguire – back in the team following a 44-day injury lay-off – scored a 7/10, along with match-winner Sterling.

Boss Gareth Southgate also secured a 7/10 for his team selection, tactics and subsitutions.

Elsewhere Saka, Grealish, John Stones and Jordan Pickford all scored a 6/10, with Kyle Walker, Luke Shaw, Declan Rice and Kalvin Phillips scoring a 5/10.

Overall, England averaged a dreadful 5.6/10 – still streets ahead of Czech Republic's mean score of 4.2/10, which saw Jan Boril given a horrifying 2/10.

For Kane, he will aim to find his shooting boots ahead of the last-16 clash at Wembley on June 29 against one of the Group F giants.

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