He played it through to De Bruyne, who moved it onto Lukaku whose shot was blocked by Schmeichel but then looped up off the keeper and bounced into the net. 'We are going to succeed or fail as a team and it is for everybody to contribute. "To have the experience he had in September was really tough for a youngster".
"Generally speaking, young people have less fear". It took him a few days I think to settle into the camp and start to smile a bit more and relax a bit more.
"We are still working on the balance of players for the system".
Rice's opening goal come from a free kick for a foul on the edge of the box, while Mount allowed the ball to run across his body inside a packed box before slotting a cool finish in the corner. That will allow Southgate to pick a "wild card" attacker, which could be Jamie Vardy unless another forward emerges.
"Terrific young players with fabulously exciting futures ahead of them".
"We have tried to ensure right the way through the last four years that it is collective expectation - we couldn't put all the pressure on Harry Kane, we couldn't put the pressure on Raheem [Sterling] or other players". Add into that, players want to play, they want to win caps, score goals.
And he warned England can not afford to start 2021 as they finished this year, with issues on and off the field - most recently the resignation of former Football Association chairman Greg Clarke after he made a series of inappropriate remarks.
However, Southgate said that he understands the pressure Premier League managers are in as it is not a two or three clubs title race any more.