Roy Keane warns England will “suffer” if they fail to improve – The News

Roy Keane warns England will “suffer” if they fail to improve – The News


  Roy Keane has warned England that they will “suffer” against better teams if they fail to improve out of possession  The Three Lions took a 1-0 lead into half-time of their final Euro 2020 qualification match at Kosovo on Sunday night – but were criticised for their levels of intensity  England were pulled up for a ‘half-press’ where they began putting pressure on the ball but did not get there, instead causing gaps to be left elsewhere on the field, giving Kosovo job   And Manchester United legend Keane, who was acting as pundit for ITV, believes that Gareth Southgate’s halfway-house approach will cost them dear if they come up against better opposition  Keane said: “It is just bad habits from players in international games where there isn’t much at stake, because we have seen it in too many games  “I keep repeating myself, but against better opposition, they will suffer for it ”   Keane was responding to analysis from Dixon, in which the former Arsenal man said: “I am always looking for things that have gone wrong in previous games and have they improved in those areas  “This is them pressing and getting hit on the break. It is a half-press; they never really get there Read More Mirror Football’s Top Stories  “If you do this against good teams, you will end up in a position like this, five v four at the back You cannot afford against a good side to get five vs four at the back.  “Sterling doesn’t catch him but he quite easily could have caught him and caused a penalty  “It is something about being caught on the break, being caught on the ball, against the better teams you are going to get hurt

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