England player ratings as Three Lions thrash Ukraine in Euro 2020 quarter-finals

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England strolled into the semi-finals of Euro 2020 by thrashing Ukraine 4-0 in Rome on Saturday.

The Three Lions hardly looked troubled in their last-eight clash with goals in the opening stages of each half sealing the deal.

Harry Kane gave England the lead in the first half before Harry Maguire doubled the lead minutes after the break.

Kane netted his second moments later with substitute Jordan Henderson scoring his first England goal to put the cherry on top.

But there were a number of other fine performers in the Italian capital with Daily Star Sport ranking each England star…

Jordan Pickford 7 – Absolutely screams at his defenders and refuses to let them switch off. Big early save set tone

Kyle Walker 5 – Constantly caught out of position. Sloppy first-half ball almost gifted Ukraine a goal. A really dodgy performance

John Stones 7 – Quietly having a fabulous tournament. Reads the game so well and only dives in when he has to. Looks full of confidence

Harry Maguire 7 – Scored a fantastic header from a free kick and mopped up any danger with total confidence. So composed

Luke Shaw 8 – Two assists. Such a threat going forward. Intelligent runs and great delivery. Could have scored himself

Declan Rice 7 – Blockbuster shot saved. Pressed and harried and stopped Ukraine playing. Has a huge future

Kalvin Phillips 7 – Always aware of danger. Always closing people down. Always finding space and giving out instructions. Another impressive performance

Jadon Sancho 7 – What a week for the Manchester United-bound winger. Danced past players and pinged one-touch passes all over the shop

Mason Mount 7 – Covidiot was back in action and full of running. Outstanding goal saving tackle and caused problems with his movement

Raheem Sterling 9 – The first name on the teamsheet. Created the opener and absolutely terrified defenders. Undroppable

Harry Kane 8 – Suddenly looks like the world class goalscorer he is again. Why did we worry? Feed the captain and he will score

Subs

Jordan Henderson 7 (for Rice 57): Scored from a Mount corner and generally put himself about

Jude Bellingham 6 (for Phillips 65): Brought on to save his team-mate from another booking and a ban

Kieran Trippier 6 (for Shaw 65): So reliable. Slotted in with ease like he’d never been away

Marcus Rashford 6 (for Sterling 65): Played it safe and kept coming short to receive the ball

Dominic Calvert-Lewin 6 (for Kane 73): Made good runs and got stuck in on his first appearance at the finals

  • England Football Team
  • Gareth Southgate
  • Harry Kane
  • Harry Maguire
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Raheem Sterling

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