Match No. 1015 - Sunday, 13th June 2021, 2:00pm

  • Assist: Kalvin Phillips. "Kalvin Phillips, the game’s outstanding performer, took a smart ball forward from Kyle Walker and moved away from potential challengers before slipping the perfect pass through for Sterling. As it was throughout, the Manchester City forward’s movement was excellent and he finished smartly" Raheem Sterling15th of 20 goals. Right-footed from 9 yards., 57' 56:08
    • 1
    • Jordan PickfordEverton, 32nd of 61 caps
      27 years, 3 months, 6 days
      Goalkeeper
    • 2
    • Kyle WalkerMan City, 56th of 83 caps
      31 years, 0 months, 16 days
      Right Back
    • 12
    • Kieran TrippierAtlético Madrid, 29th of 48 caps
      30 years, 8 months, 24 days
      Left Back
    • 4
    • Declan RiceWest Ham, 18th of 51 caps
      22 years, 4 months, 30 days
      Defensive Midfielder
    • 5
    • John StonesMan City, 43rd of 72 caps
      27 years, 0 months, 16 days
      Centre Back
    • 15
    • Tyrone MingsAston Villa, 11th of 18 caps
      28 years, 3 months, 0 days
      Centre Back
    • 20
    • Phil FodenMan City, 7th of 34 caps
      21 years, 0 months, 16 days
      Right Forward
      63:18 Late tackle on Gvardiol
    • Off 71'70:10
    • 14
    • Kalvin PhillipsLeeds, 9th of 31 caps
      25 years, 6 months, 11 days
      Midfielder
    • 9
    • Harry KaneSpurs, 55th of 91 caps
      27 years, 10 months, 16 days
      Centre Forward
      (c)33rd captaincy
    • Off 82'81:30
    • 10
    • Raheem SterlingMan City, 62nd of 82 caps
      26 years, 6 months, 5 days
      Left Forward
    • Off 90'+2'91:20
    • 19
    • Mason MountChelsea, 17th of 36 caps
      22 years, 5 months, 3 days
      Midfielder
    • 11
    • Marcus RashfordMan Utd, 42nd of 60 caps
      23 years, 7 months, 13 days
      Right Forward
    • On 71'70:10
    • 26
    • Jude BellinghamDortmund, 5th of 29 caps
      17 years, 11 months, 14 days
      Midfielder
    • On 82'81:30
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    • 1
    • Dominik LivakovićDominik Livaković.
      Born 9th Jan 1995, Zadar.
    • 2
    • Šime VrsaljkoŠime Vrsaljko.
      Born 10th Jan 1992, Rijeka.
    • 25
    • Joško GvardiolJoško Gvardiol.
      Born 23rd Jan 2002, Zagreb, Croatia.
    • 21
    • Domagoj VidaDomagoj Vida.
      Born 29th Apr 1989, Nascise.
    • 5
    • Duje Ćaleta-CarDuje Ćaleta-Car.
      Born 17th Sep 1996, Šibenik, Croatia.
      41:03 Handball
    • 11
    • Marcelo BrozovićMarcelo Brozović.
      Born 16th Nov 1992, Zagreb.
      65:34 Bringing down Mount when he was driving towards goal
    • Off 70'69:35
    • 9
    • Andrej KramarićAndrej Kramarić.
      Born 19th Jun 1991.
    • Off 70'69:48
    • 8
    • Mateo KovačićMateo Kovačić.
      Born 6th May 1994, Linz, Austria.
      47:31 Dangerous tackle on Mount
    • Off 85'84:29
    • 17
    • Ante RebićAnte Rebić.
      Born 21st Sep 1993, Split.
    • Off 78'77:50
    • 10
    • Luka ModrićLuka Modrić.
      Born 9th Sep 1985, Zadar.
      (c)
    • 4
    • Ivan PerišićIvan Perišić.
      Born 2nd Feb 1989, Split.
    • 13
    • Nikola VlašićNikola Vlašić.
      Born 4th Oct 1997, Split.
    • On 70'69:35
    • 7
    • Josip BrekaloJosip Brekalo.
      Born 23rd Jun 1998, Zagreb.
    • On 70'69:48
    • 14
    • Bruno PetkovićBruno Petković.
      Born 16th Sep 1994, Metković, Croatia.
    • On 78'77:50
    • 15
    • Mario PašalićMario Pašalić.
      Born 9th Feb 1995, Mainz, Germany.
    • On 85'84:29

England Starting Formation

    4-1-2-3

Notes

  • Bellingham RecordJude Bellingham became the youngest player at 17 years and 349 days to play in a European Championship finals match when he came on to replace Harry Kane in the 82nd minute
  • England RecordEngland record their first opening match win in the European Championship at the tenth attempt.
  • Covid-19Reduced crowd due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Sources

  • englandstats.com Digital Archive
  • BBC Football
  • The Guardian "England up and running at Euro 2020 as Raheem Sterling’s strike sinks Croatia"

Managers

Referee

  • Italy Daniele Orsato

Attendance

  • 18,497

Half Time Score

ELO Ratings

  • No change in rank, gaining 9 ranking points to 1991 points England - 7th
  • Croatia - 18th

Euro 2020

(Group D)

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    • Pts
    • GD
    • L
    • D
    • W
    • P
    • Flag of England
    • England
    • 7
    • +2
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • Flag of Croatia
    • Croatia
    • 4
    • +1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Flag of Czech Repu...
    • Czech Repu...
    • 4
    • +1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 1
    • 3
    • Flag of Scotland
    • Scotland
    • 1
    • -4
    • 2
    • 1
    • 0
    • 3
    • Final Standings.