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England fans take aim at Gareth Southgate after Three Lions boss equals 25-year benchmark in Poland draw

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England fans take aim at Gareth Southgate after Three Lions boss equals 25-year benchmark in Poland draw

 

England’s supporters have taken to social media in numbers this evening, to take aim at manager Gareth Southgate.

Kane’s screamer not enough

The Three Lions were of course back in action a short time ago.

After getting the better of both Hungary and Andorra by 4-goal margins over the course of the last week, Southgate and co. headed to Poland, aiming to keep their flawless 2022 World cup qualifying campaign alive.

When all was said and done in Warsaw, however, England were forced to make do with a share of the spoils.

A hard-fought 90 minutes saw the visitors take the lead late on, when Harry Kane drove a fine effort from distance beyond the despairing dive of Wojciech Szczesny:

However, with just minutes remaining in injury time, the Poles struck back, as Robert Lewandowski’s delivery was directed home by Sebastian Szymanski, to silence the travelling crowd:

‘Has to take the blame’

England, in turn, have seen their advantage atop the Group I table cut to four points, after Albania made short work of San Marino this evening.

And, despite the eventual draw in Warsaw having proven their side’s first slip-up in their road towards next year’s Qatar showpiece, the Three Lions faithful have not been shy in directing their collective ire at one man in particular.

The individual in question? Gareth Southgate.

On the back of the action coming to a close on Wednesday, it was revealed that Southgate had equalled a benchmark a quarter century old, owing to his refusal to make use of the nation’s bench:

And it is this very decision which has since resulted in the tactician being targeted by the English faithful, with just some of the social media backlash showcased below:

 

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