England (V) vs. Croatia (H)

Luzhniki Stadium

Wednesday Jul 11,2018 02:00 PM ET

Post Game Analysis by EricBecker for England

Post Game Analysis Report

Overall Performance
Overall Team Grade F    
Execution C    
Offensive Play F    
Defensive Effectiveness C    
Player of the Match Jordan Pickford    
Overall Match Quality C+    
Overall Game Assessment England deserved to lose! Unimaginative, boring, and lifeless!    

Unit Performance
Game Strategy C    
Overall Preparedness No Opinion    
Lineup & Substitutions No Opinion    
In-Game Management No Opinion    
Coaching Comments    
Offensive Performance
Generating Scoring Opportunities F    
Finishing F    
Corner Kicks B+    
Set Pieces (Direct/Indirect) B+    
Controlling Tempo/Possession F    
Generating Pressure F    
Offense Comments Terrible offensive performance!    
Defensive Performance
Goalkeeping A-    
Executing Defensive Game Plan C-    
Controlling Offensive Pressure B    
Preventing Scoring Opportunities B    
Conceding/Defending Set Pieces B    
Transition/Counterattack B    
Defense Comments    
Midfield Play
Maintaining Possession D    
Generate Offensive Counterattacks C-    
Defensive Support & Transition B-    
Controlling Tempo F    
Midfield Comments    

Player Performance
Player Pos Grade Comments
Danny Rose (3) DF  Not much of a spark
Dele Alli (20) MF 
Jordan Henderson (14) MF 
Raheem Sterling (7) MF 
Harry Kane (10) FW  C-  total non-factor
Kieran Trippier (16) DF  B+  One of the few bright spots. Too bad he did not make it till the end...
Jesse Lingard (35) MF  C+ 
Jordan Pickford (13) GK  A-  He is starting to make me a believer!