Dele Alli getting booed at Wembley is a sad state of affairs

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The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to England in their penultimate friendly encounter before heading out for Russian Federation.

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The Super Eagles of Nigeria are up against England national team this evening at 17:15 pm.

"Our first half, perhaps also the preparation was not so good, yesterday we couldn't train because it was raining and the pitch was not good enough to make us train". Normally, when you play for England, there's not an terrible lot of opportunity to produce a lot of saves.

The match is one of the friendly encounters ined up for the Eagles ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation later this month.

"I think the pace in the team, you can feel it, and that is why we had some problems in the first half."In the second half we corrected some mistakes and played a lot better". You have the opportunity to try so many players and formations, and we achieved our aim at Wembley. Southgate wants to play three central midfielders, with Raheem Sterling behind Harry Kane up front, which caused people to worry about how Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard would fit into the team.

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"Second half they scored and it puts the pressure on but we got back into it an kept the ball and came back well".

It was a good test against a strong side - onto the next game. "It was great to score - it's always nice for a striker and now I'm looking forward to the game on Thursday".

"In the second half we were slow to start and it took us a little while to adjust to them changing shape".

Despite the numerous changes off the bench on either side, the tempo of the game never slowed down instead it went up a notch.

England's Group G campaign in Russian Federation begins against Tunisia on June 18, but first they have a final friendly with Costa Rica at Elland Road on Thursday. "We are getting prepared, studied their game against England and videos", Jarolim has said.

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