Destination Euro 2020: key questions for England, Scotland and Wales

Destination Euro 2020: key questions for England, Scotland and Wales

The Guardian

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The final games have been played before squads are named for the finals, so where do the teams lie and who is set for a call-up?

What did the manager learn from these three games? The major take-away was the viability of a return to 4-3-3. Gareth Southgate also tried 4-2-3-1 at the outset against Albania, albeit with less success. He had seemed wedded to 3-4-3, feeling it best covered him in the event of losing key players in areas of weakness, namely left-back and defensive midfield. But the return of Luke Shaw and the continued progress of Kalvin Phillips have changed the dynamic. Ditto the comeback of John Stones in central defence, which gives Southgate further confidence to use a back four, albeit the Manchester City player was guilty of a dreadful lapse to give away a goal against Poland.

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