Gareth Southgate says his players do not deserve to be blamed
Gareth Southgate says his players do not deserve to be blamed. England manager Gareth Southgate says his players do not deserve to be blamed as everyone is giving their best.
The Lions were beaten 2-3 by Italy on penalties after 120 minutes in a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday, meaning the Three Lions missed their chance to win the tournament for the first time.
“Of course we are very disappointed,” the Three Lions boss told BBC One.
“First of all, I think the players deserve a lot of credit. They are dedicated to every as much as they can Tonight is the same They brought themselves into the field. A lot of times they played well and a lot of times we didn’t keep the ball well enough. especially in the beginning of the second half
“But they don’t deserve to be accused. They are very fun to work with. And they’ve come further than we’ve ever been. But of course tonight was a very painful night.”