England v Italy: How Roy Hodgson's men rated in Manaus

By Phil McNultyChief football writer in Manaus
England team pose for a team photo prior to kicking off against Italy

JOE HART (GOALKEEPER) 6

England goalkeeper Joe Hart

No chance with either goal. Just one fumble but otherwise handling secure.

GLEN JOHNSON (RIGHT-BACK) 6

England right-back Glen Johnson

Better England performance than of late and was prepared to do his fair share of attacking duties as well, but still uncertain defensively.

GARY CAHILL (CENTRE-BACK) 6

England defender Gary Cahill

Will be disappointed Mario Balotelli escaped from him at the far post for what turned out to be Italy's winning goal.

PHIL JAGIELKA (CENTRE-BACK) 7

England defender Phil Jagielka

Steady in central defence and made one fine goalline clearance to deny Mario Balotelli.

LEIGHTON BAINES (LEFT-BACK) 5

England left-back Leighton Baines

Tough night for Everton's left-back. Not afforded much protection and Italy took advantage.

STEVEN GERRARD (MIDFIELD) 6

England captain Steven Gerrard

Not an eye-catching performance from England's captain, but did lots of work as the anchor in midfield.

JORDAN HENDERSON (MIDFIELD) 7

England midfielder Jordan Henderson

Fine first half and understandably tired as the second half went on. Great energy in these conditions.

WAYNE ROONEY (FORWARD) 6

England forward Wayne Rooney

Quiet start but a key contribution for Sturridge's goal. Still feel he is a waste on the flanks, but will Hodgson take Sterling out now?

RAHEEM STERLING (FORWARD) 8

England forward Raheem Sterling

England's star man. Ran with pace and threat, almost daring Italy's defenders to touch him. Fully justified his selection.

DANNY WELBECK (FORWARD) 7

England midfielder Danny Welbeck

Another who can be happy with his performance. Did exactly what Roy Hodgson would have wanted and was part of England's attacking threat.

DANIEL STURRIDGE (FORWARD) 7

England forward Daniel Sturridge

Scored a fine goal and was dangerous on other occasions before he also ran out of steam a little.

SUBSTITUTES

ROSS BARKLEY (MIDFIELD) 6 - For Welbeck on 61 mins

England midfielder Ross Barkley

Couple of lovely touches and a shot that almost brought an equaliser. Can still make his mark on this World Cup.

JACK WILSHERE (MIDFIELD) 5 - For Henderson on 73 mins

England midfielder Jack Wilshire

Did not have any real impact on the game.

ADAM LALLANA (MIDFIELD) 5 - For Sturridge on 80 mins

England midfielder Adam Lallana

Barely involved in a cameo appearance.

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