Mikel Blasts England Boss For Parking Bus

Mikel Blasts England Boss For Parking Bus

Mikel Blasts England Boss For Parking Bus

The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to England in a friendly at Wembley on Saturday.Nigeria's midfielder John Obi Mikel looks to pass the ball during the worldwide friendly football match between England and Nigeria at Wembley stadium in London on June 2, 2018.

Lingard was unable to connect to a Tripper ball from the right and after a superb save from Uzoho to deny Sterling, who was again in on goal on 38 minutes but fired over - the Manchester City man set up Kane for England's second.

England have been pitted in Group G with dark horses Belgium, Tunisia, and debutants Panama but fans are sceptical about the country's chances following a disastrous 2014 campaign.

Two first-half goals was all England needed to walk away 2-1 winners over Nigeria in an worldwide friendly on Saturday. It was really not a good game.

'The front four, some of the movement and interplay, we looked a threat with plenty of pace.

Captain Kane, who scored his eighth goal in his last seven appearances for England, told ITV: "It was a good win against a tough side".

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Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, making only his third global appearance, hardly had a save to make in the first half.

Born and raised in Milton Keynes, he joined the youth system at Milton Keynes Dons aged 11 and broke into the first team five years later, during the 2012-13 season.

- Alex Iwobi's goal was the first Nigeria have ever scored in an global match against England, in what is the third meeting between the two nations.

On the evidence of the various tasks they were able to accomplish in their team tactics, formations and player assessments, neither Rohr nor England's Gareth Southgate would feel the game put together by the Nigeria Football Federation and The Football Association was a waste of time. But the visitors made their changes in the second-half and made a game of it.

"I don't think we got a lot of answers today though because Nigeria just lied down in the first period and let England do what they want".

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