5 Things we Learned from England 2-1 Nigeria

  Gary Cahill and Harry Kane scored in the first half as England ran out 2-1 winners in their penultimate pre-World Cup friendly on Saturday. The Three Lions will face Costa Rica on Thursday 7th June at Elland Road before they head to Russia for this summer’s tournament. England’s performance over the West African nation has given them every reason to be confident in progressing further than four years ago when Roy Hodgson’s side were eliminated after only two games. However, the bookmakers are being realistic with 16/1 Paddy Power World Cup odds on England lifting the trophy this summer – making them only seventh favourites. Here are five things we learned from England 2-1 Nigeria: Pace One thing England were critical of in their qualifying for the 2018 World Cup was how slow they played with the likes of Jordan Henderson and Eric Dier in the middle of the Read More