England skipper Kane lauds teammates after Germany draw – Sport News
England captain, Harry Kane, praised the .ers after their 3-3 draw with Germany.
A late error from Newcastle goalkeeper Nick Pope allowed Kai Havertz to grab an equaliser for Germany.
Tottenham striker Kane later said: “First and foremost, I’m proud of the boys for the way we dug in. Feel so unfortunate to go two goals behind. Obviously, a mistake [for the first goal] and a great shot from the edge of the box. But you saw the determination, passion and desire to wear this England shirt after that.
“We dug deep and the boys who came on made a really good impact and did really well to get back into the game. They were clinical which we haven’t been and to be honest, in the whole game we could have scored more if we were better in the first half. But t.’s no time to celebrate. I thought we showed good signs today and we can have positive feelings going into the World Cup.
“It shows the character of the squad and in the summer, we had a similar situation and ended up going the other way. It was a terrible night for us as .ers and obviously the England national team.
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“Going from 2-0 down against Germany and show what we did, we can be proud of. The fans were electric as soon as we got the first goal and you can just feel them at the edge of their seats and the eruption when the penalty went in was a great feeling.
“We are not getting carried away and know we have stuff to improve. The boys keep their heads up, tried to . out and Pope saves it nine times out of ten. He’s been fantastic for us every time he’s wore the England shirt – he can keep his head up. I think you saw the real England in the last half hour.”