Player Ratings: England 2-1 Netherlands - Southgate's stirring side wins through to Euro 2024 final in Berlin

Gareth Southgate has guided his Three Lions side to a second successive Euro final

Player Ratings: England 2-1 Netherlands - Southgate's stirring side wins through to Euro 2024 final in Berlin

England fans celebrate the Three Lions reaching their second final in two tournaments. CREDIT: @laythy29

PLAYER RATINGS: Netherlands 1–2 England

Ollie Watkins' late stunner fires Three Lions into final against Spain in Berlin on Sunday. 

Watkins' brilliant late strike sent England into the final - with Gareth Southgate's side now gearing up to play Spain in the final on Sunday in Berlin.

Harry Kane's penalty cancelled out Xavi Simons' fine goal in the first half of the semi-final in Dortmund before Saka's later intervention.

Find out who impressed with our Player Ratings 

Jordan Pickford: 8/10 - No chance with Xavi Simons’ goal of the tournament. Relieved when Denzel Dumfries’ emphatic header thudded his bar in a hectic opening. Excellent save from Virgil Van Dijk midway through the second half

Kyle Walker: 7.5/10 - Never stopped working

John Stones: 8/10 - Outstanding. Solid and dependable at the heart of the backline

Marc Guehi: 8/10 - Back in the starting XI after serving his one match ban during the victory over the Swiss last weekend, replacing Ezri Konsa

Kieran Trippier: 7.5/10 - Never lets England down and has been a real team player performing on the left for his team and his colleagues when it’s not his preferred side. Swapped with fit-again left-footed Luke Shaw at the internal

Kobbie Mainoo: 8/10 - Grows in stature every game and was immense in providing a defensive shield, yet was quite comfortable supporting colleagues further forward. Provided an outrageous flick prior to a Phil Foden shot. Reads the game so well and his positioning is already superb 

Declan Rice: 7.5/10 - Dispossessed by Xavi Simons while slipping only to see the 21-year-old PSG attacker fire home for the goal of the tournament. Refused to hide and was influential in helping England stage a recovery

Phil Foden: 8/10 - Where has the Manchester City midfielder been all tournament after such an impressive performance. Had a shot cleared off the line, and clipped the post in an all action first half display

Jude Bellingham: 7/10 - Not as influential as he would have liked. Booked for a tired, studs up challenge on No6 Stefan De Vrij late in the second half

Harry Kane: 7.5 - The former Arsenal Junior Gunner made no mistake with his penalty after VAR sent referee Felix Zwayer to the monitor after Denzel Dumfries’ reckless challenge on the Bayern Munich captain


Luke Shaw: 7.5/10 - Replaced Trippier at the interval in a switch many wanted to happen before even if the influential Manchester United defender’s was not at full fitness 

Ollie Watkins: 9/10 - Matchwinner got on with 10 minutes to go and the former Weston-Super-Mare striker wrote his name in histroy for evermore with such an excellent finish to kill off the Dutch

Cole Palmer: 8.5/10 - The Chelsea attacker and Watkinds discussed at half time that they might influence the match - and they did, with the Chelsea man setting up Villa's Watkins


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  1. hjorvarj

    Jul 11, 2024, 7:04 #117326

    You forget England´s best player at least in the first half SAKA and don´t give the scorer of the winner anything - strange !!!!!