England U21s player ratings vs Israel: Emile Smith Rowe can't stop scoring & Noni Madueke flops as Young Lions stroll to victory in second Euros game

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The Young Lions progressed to the knockout stages of the European Under-21 Championship courtesy of a comfortable win on Sunday

Anthony Gordon and Emile Smith Rowe were the scorers as England beat Israel 2-0 to secure their place in the Under 21 European Championship quarter-finals on Sunday.

The Young Lions were dominant throughout the Group C encounter, but had a difficult time converting it into dangerous chances.

Morgan Gibbs-White was the architect of the victory, setting up Gordon with a fine cross early on and then putting it on a platter for Smith Rowe to secure the victory in the second period with his second of the competition.

GOAL rates England's players from Stadion Ramaz Shengelia...

  1. Goalkeeper & Defence

    James Trafford (6/10):

    Got down low to keep out a promising free kick but otherwise did not have a great deal to do.

    James Garner (7/10):

    A solid performance at right-back, did well to contain the threat from Israel and support the attack.

    Levi Colwill (7/10):

    Had a sound game in the heart of the back line.

    Taylor Harwood-Bellis (6/10):

    Looked comfortable in the centre of defence against an Israel side that struggled to threaten.

    Ben Johnson (5/10):

    Had a shaky performance, got booked and gave away a dangerous free kick at the end of the first half.

  2. Midfield

    Emile Smith Rowe (7/10):

    Grew into the game and fired in the decisive second goal just as Israel seemed to be gaining in confidence and bravery.

    Curtis Jones (6/10):

    Did well to win the ball in midfield and play some simple passes to keep the ball in circulation.

    Angel Gomes (7/10):

    A solid display deep in the England midfield with some smart moves.

    Morgan Gibbs White (8/10):

    Put in a lovely cross for Gordon to nod in the opener and then teed up Smith Rowe for the second. A lively threat throughout and the Young Lions' best player.

  3. Attack

    Anthony Gordon (7/10):

    After having a goal disallowed, he netted the opener after 15 minutes with a fine header beyond the goalkeeper.

    Noni Madueke (5/10):

    Had a quiet game as he found it difficult to influence England's attack as forward partner Gordon looked more dangerous. Squandered a great opportunity early in the second half.

  4. Subs & Manager
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    Subs & Manager

    Cole Palmer (5/10):

    Replaced the struggling Madueke but did not fare much better himself in an underwhelming display.

    Cameron Archer (6/10):

    Was sent through for a great opportunity but failed to capitalise on it.

    Harvey Elliott (6/10):

    Set up Archer for a chance with a nice through pass shortly after coming on.

    Oliver Skipp (5/10):

    Did not make much of an impact after replacing Gomes.

    Jacob Ramsey (5/10):

    On for the last 10 minutes but the game was winding down by then.

    Lee Carsley (7/10):

    His team were on top throughout but the coach would have expected more opportunities than they created.