Plonker should have started either Abrahams or Calvin -Lewin to find out whether either or both can be a decent option when Kane is not available through being played too much. Instead he plays Kane for 76 mins before bringing on Abraham,
Guy should be fired - his job as England manager is to get a decent squad together......instead he tries to play nearly 'his best team'.........so fails to learn anything about other possible starters. And needs to know nothing more about Kane.
Substitutes: 12 Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa) for Walker 64’, 14 Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur) for Mount 64’, 11 Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund) for Grealish 76’, 21 Tammy Abraham (Chelsea) for Kane 76’, 17 Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Woolwich) for Tripper 85’
Substitutes not used: 6 Michael Keane (Everton), 13 Nick Pope (Burnley), 15 Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), 18 Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), 22 Dean Henderson (Manchester United), 23 Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund)
England squad really starting to look quite strong - albeit lacking in genuine depth in some positions - which is down to a number of players getting though the youth academy systems and not a lot to do with Southgate and co..
Assuming a squad of 23 called up today, and Southgate seeming to play 3 CB's I'd guess :
GK - Pope, Henderson, Pickford
CB's - Walker, Maguire, Dier, Gomez + one from Mings/Keane/Coady
FB's - TAA, James, Trippier, Chilwell (Trippier being one option to cover LB, Shaw not in contention atm)
CMs - Henderson, Rice, Foden + one of Winks/Philips/JWP/Mount
Wide AM's - Rashford, Sterling, Sancho, Grealish
Strikers - Kane, Calvert-Lewin + either Abraham or Ings
A number of others might fancy their chances - Shaw and Saka at LB, Vardy (if he wanted to play for England again), Maddison, Barkley and Barnes as AM's (and further removed from the squad are Oxlade-Chamberlain, Loftus -Cheek, Lingard and other CM/AM's), whilst ManU must be wondering why they paid so much for Wan-Bissaka and there's more CB's available than ever before with Tarkowski, Tomori and Stones not included (albeit last 2 not playing as much for their clubs as they used to)
A few in E u21's (who have a strong squad atm) might well get promoted either later this season or early next season - maybe James Justin (Leicester LB), Mason Greenwood (who has played a couple of games for senior team).... and I wouldn't rule out Oliver Skipp next season taking the place of Henderson or Rice.