Aaron Ramsdale – 8
Made two excellent receptions in the first half, denying Sandro Tonalin with his feet up close, then a deflected shot by Matteo Pessina over the crossbar. Again alarm to escape from Giovanni Di Lorenzo later. An impressive performance just for his second start.
Reece James – 8
An appearance that could strengthen his claim to be England’s first right-back. Secure the defense, except for a tough moment against Federicio Dimarco in the second half, and perhaps England’s most dangerous attack, creating great chances for Jack Grealish and Raheem Sterling.
Fikayo Tomori – 7
Gave him a first start after recovering from injury and settled well after some difficult points early. He always looked comfortable in possession of the ball and showed his recovery rhythm with an excellent intervention against Wilfried Gnonto at the end of the game.
Harry Maguire – 7
Overall he handled well on defense and impressed the ball as well, producing some attractive passes for Grealish in the first half. Helped Tomori in his first start.
Kieran Trippier – 6
Once again set up as England’s makeshift left-back due to injury problems in position and had another busy night, this time against Di Lorenzo’s safety. At first I tried, but it got better as the game progressed, but it didn’t offer much to move forward.
Rice Declan – 7
Another good performance from England’s key player in midfield. He had to be vigilant to face the Italian runners, but he defended the defense well and also attacked successfully, flying out of a corner before being replaced by Calvin Phillips in the second half.
James Ward-Prowse – 5
Provided an overview of his ability with the dead ball with an accurate kick from the corner to give Rice a chance in the first half, but his pass was very careful and he had some weak moments. Punished for a clumsy foul on Pessina in the closing stages.
Mason assembly – 6
He missed a golden opportunity to open the scoring when he hit the crossbar by Raheem Sterling early, leading him to 14 goalless draws for England. He was generally busy and good with the ball, but struggled to really influence the game.
Jack Grealish – 6
He was given a chance to build on his substitute performance against Germany with a start, but showed a lack of composure at key moments, especially with his mitigating effort from James ’reduction in the first half. However, he was involved in most of England’s most brilliant moments and created four chances – twice as many as anyone else.
Rahim Sterling – 5
Introduced the tape for the fourth time in his career in England. Create the Mount’s first chance with a well-weighed ball, but tried in front of goal, avoiding England’s best chance when he sent James’s low cross over the crossbar a few yards.
Tammy Abraham – 6
Gave him a rare start instead of resting Harry Kane. Good pressure, causing problems for Gianluigi Donnarumma several times, and also cleverly tying the game, but offered a little threat for the goal and went out of target.
Harry Kane – 6
Unable to deliver more goal threat than Abraham, sending his only shot over the crossbar after combining with Sterling on the left side.
Jarrod Bowen – 6
He showed a lot of energy and desire, first to the right and then to the middle, but struggled to get the ball.
Calvin Phillips – 7
He looked alive, as he quickly recovered from the injury that forced him to leave the game against Germany. Made a significant defensive intervention in his area in the closing stages.
Bukayo Saka – n / a
There is not much time to make an impact after arriving for Sterling.
Marc Guéhi – n / a
Sent in the last minutes as Tomori seemed to be suffering from cramps.