The return of Premier League is just around the corner, and to get us there we have some international football to sink our teeth into at Wembley this evening as England play host to Spain in, what should be, Gareth Southgate’s final game as interim manager.
Albeit a friendly under the arch, the clash is still one of significance as the Three Lions are still on the road to recovery after the horror show that was Euro 2016, as well as the debacle surrounding Sam Allardyce’s tenure.
The side needs a boost, and there aren’t many better than toppling a side of Spain’s stature. Despite the fact they have dwindled somewhat in recent years the memories of their time of absolute monopoly are still vivid.
A win over the 2010 World Cup winners would not only give the squad a lift but would all but hand Southgate the permanent role as England manager.
In order to get the win all are craving, goals are needed. Liverpool’s Daniel Sturrigde is having a turbulent time at Anfield currently, however, he was on hand to open the scoring against Scotland on Friday and will need to impress tonight.
But how does he stack up against Spain’s hit man, Alvaro Morata? Take a look…