Roy Keane believes Jack Grealish and Raheem Sterling ought to have stepped as much as take a penalty for England of their Euro 2020 last shootout defeat to Italy.
Bukayo Saka, 19, noticed his decisive penalty saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma, who sealed a 3-2 shootout victory for Roberto Mancini’s facet at Wembley.
Spot-kicks had been wanted after extra-time completed 1-1 as Harry Kane and Harry Maguire scored their kicks, earlier than Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Saka fluffed their strains.
Keane believes Grealish, 25, and Sterling, 26, shouldn’t have let the Arsenal winger take a penalty forward of them.
He instructed ITV: “When you’re Sterling or Grealish, you can not sit there and let a younger child stroll up forward of you.
“You’ll be able to’t sit there and say, ‘I see a younger child, a 19-year-old, a toddler strolling up in entrance of me and I’ve performed much more video games, much more expertise’… Sterling has gained trophies.
“You’ll be able to’t sit there… that have to be laborious to take. You’ve obtained to get in entrance of this younger child and say, ‘pay attention, I’ll step up earlier than you.’”
Gareth Southgate and England gamers had been seen consoling a distraught Saka after his penalty miss.
And Southgate is adamant the blame ought to be positioned on him – not Saka.
He instructed talkSPORT: “He’s not alone, he’ll by no means be on his personal so far as we’re involved.
“He’s been an absolute star on this match.
“I’ve to take the accountability with that decision as a result of in the long run that’s my determination. It hasn’t labored.
“So something ought to come again on me and never on him.”
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