France 3, England 2 Player Rating: Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling the silver linings in defeat

 
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Kane netted twice and led the line well (Source: Getty)

England lost 3-2 to 10-man France in Tuesday night's friendly in Paris. Here's how Gareth Southgate's men performed.

Tom Heaton 5

Beaten twice in 45 minutes, though slightly unfortunate with the first

Phil Jones 6

Showed initiative on one of his better defensive performances

Gary Cahill 5

Outjumped by Giroud for France opener and might have stopped third

John Stones 5

Failed to shine either in the basics or with his distribution

Kieran Trippier 6

Decent debut. Dangerous deliveries and one super pass to Sterling

Eric Dier 5

Drab showing compounded by error that led to France's winner

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 4

Looked lost in dysfunctional central pairing with Dier

Ryan Bertrand 7

Great cross for Kane tap-in and an assured display all round

Raheem Sterling 8

Great skill for first goal and England's biggest threat all night

Dele Alli 6

Jaded by his own high standards but tenacity won a penalty

Harry Kane 8

Kept up red-hot run with two cool finishes and led the line well

Subs

Butland (Heaton, 45) 6: Two good saves from Mbappe; Walker (Bertrand, 45) 6: Odd choice to come on at left wing-back; Lallana (Trippier, 76) 5: No impact in short cameo; Cresswell (Jones, 82) 5: No time to influence.

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