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‘It was humbling’ – Kobbie Mainoo reacts to England boos after Iceland loss


Kobbie Mainoo admitted England’s defeat to Iceland was ‘humbling’, however insisted the shock loss may gain advantage his facet in the long run.

The Three Lions will head to Euro 2024 following a run of 1 win of their final 5 video games, with Friday’s 1-0 defeat at Wembley their newest setback. Jon Thorsteinsson scored on the finish of a swift counter assault with solely 12 minutes on the clock and the guests have been in a position to comfy see out the victory.

At full-time, disgruntled followers made their opinions recognized by booing England off on what was meant to be a celebratory event earlier than Gareth Southgate and his squad head to Germany for the match finals.

However when requested if the boos will negatively impression the England squad, Mainoo replied: “By no means! We all know the standard now we have within the altering room and now we simply have to indicate the followers we’re ok and we will compete in Germany.

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Mainoo will type a part of a younger England cohort this summer season / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

“I believe going right into a match after a loss could be a good factor. We have some extent to show now to ourselves often because we all know we’re higher than that and play lots higher soccer.

“It was humbling and now we have to come back collectively now. We have a chip on our shoulder and have to come back collectively and have the motivation now to enter that first sport and show some extent.

“I believe, so if we’re not profitable we’re studying. Any likelihood to be taught is an effective alternative and higher now than in 9 days.”

Mainoo performed the total 90 minutes in midfield alongside Declan Rice, incomes his third cap for England at senior degree.

The Manchester United teenager has been handed the quantity 25 shirt for Euro 2024. The Three Lions start their group stage marketing campaign towards Serbia on June 16, whereas they may face Denmark on June 20 and Slovenia on June 25.

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