Gareth Southgate: England coach accepts responsibility for Hungary defeat; Harry Kane backs manager under fire | Soccer News
Southgate’s side were soundly defeated by Hungary at Molineux in their final game of a dreadful Nations League this month, with the visitors scoring three times in the second half at the price of the English defence, which lost John Stones to a red card. late.
Gareth Southgate has urged frustrated England fans to’stick with’ his Three Lions players ahead of this year’s World Cup, blaming himself for a 4-0 home defeat to Hungary.
The Three Lions boss was greeted with boos and chants of “you don’t know what you’re doing” by the Wolverhampton crowd.
“We picked a young team with energy and when the game started going against them it started to look like that. It’s my responsibility at the end,” Southgate said.
Captain Harry Kane came to the defense of Southgate saying the manager was ‘without a doubt’ the right man to lead England, and although the Three Lions boss admitted the criticism had hurt him, he defended his players.
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