English players overworked after World Cup, says Southgate

Gareth Southgate believes English gamers have been hampered by the most appropriate League starting so soon after the World Cup.

England’s top flight started on Aug 10, less than a month after England had been knocked out by Croatia in the semi-finals in Russia.


The first divisions in France and Italy began on the same weekend, however La Liga in Spain kicked off on Aug 17 and the Bundesliga in Germany on Aug 24.

“When you see the league, a lot of groups haven’t started yet at their greatest There have been lot of interior throughout our league,” Southgate pointed out on Sunday (Oct 14).

“I don’t really understand why our league started so early, however they did, and it was a really difficult situation for the clubs.

a few of the clubs couldn’t field a team without … look at Tottenham, who had so many players in the semi-finals of the World Cup.


“It was an inconceivable situation for their coaches really?

England face Spain in the UEFA international locations League on Monday, hoping to improve on their 2-1 defeat at Wembley last month, when the scoreline did not do Spain’s dominance justice.

Spain then thrashed Croatia 6-0 and can seal top spot in Group 4 with a victory in Seville, while England are scrapping to stay clear of relegation.

“We know their technical capability Southgate stated but we have to cause them issues with the ball. We can’t just defend for ninety minutes.

“We were more comfortable in the last 30 minutes at Wembley, however we have to do that earlier in the recreation be courageous sufficient to use the ball well, and cause them problems.”

England have switched from a 3 to a four-man defence since the World Cup, in an try to exert more drive more desirable up the pitch.

Spain have also changed tack under Luis Enrique, who has instilled a more direct, attacking strategy because taking charge following the disappointing performances at the World Cup.

“Their style is a little bit alternative now, they’ve got a new educate a top coach Southgate said.

although the style and the philosophy is very similar, tactically it’s a bit various There is a bit more of a direct stand up in the final third.

“It’s as big a test as you can get in european if not world football at the moment.”

Southgate proven Liverpool defender Joe Gomez will replace the suspended John Stones in defence. Jordan Henderson is also serving a ban.