Roy Keane slams England display in 5-3 goal fest against Kosovo

England were sloppy at the back (Picture: Getty)

Roy Keane slammed Englands stars for their sloppy display against Kosovo on Tuesday night.

The Euro 2020 qualifier was an entertaining affair, with England racing into a 5-1 lead at half-time before shipping two early goals in the second period.

England were guilty of a host of individual errors in midfield and at the back and Keane accused the Three Lions of switching off.

A great game to watch but England players have to be self-critical, Keane said on ITV.

Kosovo went ahead inside 40 seconds
Kosovo went ahead inside 40 seconds (Picture: Getty)

England still have too many bad habits. Sometimes players get bored when the game seems over, thats where the sloppiness comes in.

Its okay giving the ball away, but they compounded it by not getting back round, covering for your teammates.

If you were on the training pitch at your club youd think that the players werent taking it seriously, it was that sloppy.

Editorial Use Only Mandatory Credit: Photo by James Marsh/BPI/REX (10406041bz) Harry Maguire of England at full time. England v Kosovo, UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying Group A, Football, St. Mary's Stadium, Southampton, UK - 10 Sep 2019
Maguire gave away a penalty (Picture: Rex Features)

Kosovo went ahead inside 40 seconds at St Marys and then clawed the game back to 5-3 in the second half.



Harry Kane missed a penalty, but England preserved their 100 per cent record in Group A and ended Kosovos 15-game unbeaten streak.

Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate conceded his side lacked concentration, but praised Englands attacking display.

England's attackers impressed (Picture: Getty)
Englands attackers impressed (Picture: Getty)

A bizarre game really, he said. There were obvious poor errors for goals but Im really pleased with the composure we showed.

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