Croatia 0-0 England: How England players rated - plus your verdicts

England team
Gareth Southgate had a youthful squad in Croatia, and handed a debut to 18-year-old Jadon Sancho

England earned the first point of their Uefa Nations League campaign in a pretty dull affair in Croatia.

Gareth Southgate's side played out a largely uneventful stalemate behind closed doors in Rijeka in a repeat of the World Cup semi-final from three months ago.

Harry Kane and Eric Dier hit the woodwork for the Three Lions, but how did you rate their performances? And did Ross Barkley make the most of his opportunity to impress?

Here's how BBC Sport's chief football writer Phil McNulty rated each of England's players in the 0-0 draw...

Jordan Pickford (goalkeeper) - 7

Solid, safe and noisy in these silent surroundings. Couple of decent saves.

Your rating: 5.71

Jordan Pickford
Pickford made his England debut almost exactly a year ago in a 0-0 draw with Germany

Kyle Walker (right-back) - 6

Back in his favourite right-back position and produced the pass that should have brought a goal for Marcus Rashford.

Your rating: 5.96

John Stones (centre-back) - 7

Solid, reliable and composed. The bedrock of England's defence.

Your rating: 5.85

Harry Maguire (centre-back) - 6

Won plenty in the air and stood out with his shouts of "Harry's ball" before heading clear.

Your rating: 5.55

Harry Maguire
Leicester defender Maguire scored in the World Cup quarter-final victory over Sweden this summer

Ben Chilwell (left-back) - 8

Excellent full debut. Full of confidence and almost created a goal for Raheem Sterling.

Your rating: 5.59

Eric Dier (central midfield) - 6

Usual self. Solid and unspectacular.

Your rating: 6.12

Jordan Henderson (central midfield) - 7

Improved as the game went on as he tried to drive the team forward. Easily England's noisiest player.

Your rating: 4.80

Jordan Henderson
Henderson is suspended for England's next match in Spain

Ross Barkley (central midfield) - 5

Did not fully grasp his big opportunity. Thought he had won a penalty but failed to impose himself on the game.

Your rating: 4.51

Raheem Sterling (forward) - 5

One or two dangerous runs but another goalless game.

Your rating: 4.91

Harry Kane (forward) - 5

Quiet night for England's captain. Might have done better when he headed against the bar.

Your rating: 5.50

Marcus Rashford (forward) - 4

Dreadful night as he wasted two outstanding opportunities to score.

Your rating: 4.03

Marcus Rashford
Rashford was hugely disappointing on his 27th appearance for England


Jadon Sancho (for Raheem Sterling, 77 mins): No rating but a very lively and promising cameo.

Your rating: 6.52

And here's your ratings in full

Player of the match

SanchoJadon Sancho

with an average of 6.52


  1. Squad number10Player nameModric
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  2. Squad number7Player nameRakitic
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  3. Squad number8Player nameKovacic
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  4. Squad number4Player namePerisic
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  5. Squad number18Player nameRebic
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  6. Squad number6Player nameLovren
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  7. Squad number21Player nameVida
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  8. Squad number9Player nameKramaric
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  9. Squad number20Player namePjaca
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  10. Squad number1Player nameLivakovic
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  11. Squad number22Player namePivaric
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  12. Squad number16Player nameJedvaj
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  13. Squad number19Player nameBadelj
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  14. Squad number13Player nameLivaja
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  1. Squad number22Player nameSancho
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  2. Squad number4Player nameDier
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  3. Squad number2Player nameWalker
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  4. Squad number5Player nameStones
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  5. Squad number1Player namePickford
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  6. Squad number3Player nameChilwell
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  7. Squad number6Player nameMaguire
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  8. Squad number9Player nameKane
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  9. Squad number10Player nameSterling
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  10. Squad number8Player nameHenderson
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  11. Squad number7Player nameBarkley
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  12. Squad number11Player nameRashford
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