England player ratings: Trent Alexander-Arnold and Harry Kane struggle but Marc Guehi excels again | football news

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Harry Kane struggled in England’s 1-1 draw with Denmark, but Marc Guehi once again stood out as the Three Lions’ best player.

Kane’s opener was canceled out by a magnificent strike from Morten Hjulmand, but the performance of Gareth Southgate’s team once again raised more questions than it answered.

Here, sky sports Rate the England players from their match in Frankfurt and you can also rate all the players below…

Jordan Pickford – 7

He had a few nervous minutes around the half hour mark, but he also made some good saves. He could do little to achieve Hjulmand’s equalizer.

Kyle Walker – 6

Kyle Walker played a key role in England’s goal

He played brilliantly behind Rasmus Kristensen in England’s first match, but had other nervy moments as England struggled across the board.

John stones – 6

He did well defensively, but like many of his teammates, he appeared to lose possession at times. Neither the best nor the worst.

Marc Guehi – 8

Denmark's Yussuf Poulsen, left, watches England's Marc Guehi during a Group C match between Denmark and England at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, June 20, 2024. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Marc Guehi was England’s standout player in Frankfurt

Another impressive performance in the center of defence. His best moment came late in the match, when he recovered from a mistake to block a Denmark shot. He looks every inch the England international.

Kieran Tripper – 6

He did well at left-back, all things considered, but like much of the England team, he didn’t get many highlights clips.

Declan Rice – 5

Declan Rice vs Denmark
Declan Rice could not influence the game

He had some bright moments, including a close shot in the second half. But he went too deep when England were out of possession and did not have his usual influence on the game.

Trent Alexander-Arnold – 5

He had some good moments on defense, but struggled in the midfield. Too much lack of possession, lack of energy and too many misplaced passes, although he certainly isn’t the only one to blame for that. It is difficult to see how he continues in the same role in attack and was replaced in the 54th minute.

Judas Bellingham – 5

Jude Bellingham vs Denmark
Jude Bellingham could not continue his excellent performance against Serbia

He was unable to follow up his impressive performance against Serbia and remained largely anonymous. His first real contribution came around the hour mark, but he made a sublime pass for Ollie Watkins’ shot in the 71st minute.

Bukayo Saka – 7

Great positioning for England’s first goal and unlike his teammates, he did everything he could when he had the ball to create opportunities. Along with Foden, they looked more confident in the second half once Conor Gallagher came into midfield. Substituted in the 70th minute.

Harry Kane – 5

England's Harry Kane, right, listens to coach Gareth Southgate after being substituted during a Group C match between Denmark and England at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, June 20, 2024. (Photo AP/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Harry Kane scored in the first half, but was substituted after the break

He did little more than score the first goal, but it was a good shot. One has to wonder about his positioning and misplaced pass for Denmark’s equalizer, as well as about his physical condition. Replaced by Watkins in the 70th minute.

Phil Foden – 7

He looked like a man with something to prove. He had four shots and with more license to roam, he was England’s best attacking player. He hit the post in the second half, before being replaced by Bowen.


Conor Gallagher (by Alexander-Arnold) – 7

A brilliant clearance just before the hour mark put Christian Eriksen ahead and once again strengthened the English midfield.

Jarrod Bowen (by Foden) – 6

He took Denmark’s hits after coming in and executed well. There are no really influential moments.

Eberechi Eze (by Saka) – 5

He was almost caught shortly after his introduction when Eriksen received a pass, but his teammates helped him. Tournament debut for the Crystal Palace winger.

Ollie Watkins (by Kane) – 7

England's Harry Kane, left, replaces England's Ollie Watkins during a Group C match between Denmark and England at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, June 20, 2024. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Ollie Watkins made his debut in an international tournament, replacing Harry Kane

Within minutes of coming on, he ran behind the Danish defense to force a save from Kasper Schmeichel. Impressive cameo by the Aston Villa striker.

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