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28 Mar 2018

England 1-1 Italy: 5 things we learned

Gareth Southgate will be a happy man on Wednesday morning. 

After sidestepping a lacklustre Dutch side at the weekend, the England boss watched his players put on another competent performance against Italy at Wembley.  

England were full value for a 1-0 win and, for 87 minutes, they looked likely to get the result. 

A soft penalty decision, however, meant that Lorenzo Insigne was able to slap in an unlikely equaliser. 

In a game that will give England fans room for cautious optimism, here are five things we learned: