Sterling broke through the middle of the Croatian defence and ran onto the end of a pass from Kalvin Phillips to fire home his 57th minute marker and get England off to a winning start in Group D.
Browsing: Harry Kane
Named in Gareth Southgate’s starting lineup for the Euro 2020 warm-up friendly against Austria, Saka shone at the Riverside Stadium as the Arsenal youngster made a strong case for minutes at this summer’s tournament.
The announcement also included the nominations for the women’s prize, as well as the best young players and team of the season for both men and women.
Dias has made 31 top-flight appearances for Pep Guardiola’s triumphant side after joining for a club-record £65 million from Benfica last September.
Spurs have won four of their last five league matches on home soil, while the Blades have claimed just four points from a possible 48 available on the road this campaign, the fewest in the division.
Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino in November 2019, but has now been dismissed after a dismal domestic campaign and failure in the Europa League
The England captain’s latest injury comes ahead of Tottenham playing Manchester City in the English League Cup final on April 25, the only shot at a trophy this season for Jose Mourinho’s team
Harry Kane’s double looked to have handed Spurs a sixth win at St James’ Park in seven visits when he struck twice inside four first-half minutes after Joelinton’s opener with his 28th and 29th goals of the season.
Goals from captain Harry Kane and midfielder Mason Mount secured three points for Gareth Southgate’s side, adding to their win over San Marino first time out.
The duo combined twice with Kane the architect for both goals by the Real Madrid loanee before the England captain hit a wonder strike and then created history with another in the 76th minute.
The Wales international has enjoyed a resurgence in the last few weeks after a miserable start to his Spurs homecoming and delivered his most telling impact yet against the Clarets.
Mourinho’s side had lost their previous three Premier League games to put their top four hopes in peril.
Brazilian striker Vinicius netted from close range after Gareth Bale’s superb long-range free kick was tipped onto the bar by goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand before Argentine Lo Celso wrapped up the win with 20 minutes remaining.
Spurs fans were allowed back to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the first time since March following the government’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions, and were treated to a fine performance from Jose Mourinho’s men.
The 27-year-old footballer, who is the third Tottenham Hotspur player to be caught up in a crime in recent months, had previously raised fears he was being targeted by a gang.
Both teams had first-half chances, the best of which fell to Son Heung-min, whose close-range shot was blocked.
It looked as though Tottenham had been frustrated by a resolute West Brom side, but in the 88th minute Matt Doherty floated a ball forward and Kane glanced it into the net.
Kane is only the third Spurs player to reach the milestone and the 27-year-old is eight goals behind Bobby Smith and could threaten Jimmy Greaves’s record of 266.
But the Portuguese manager says some of the credit has to go to his predecessor Mauricio Pochettino.
Son Heung-min and Harry Kane each scored twice for Spurs while Manchester United’s Anthony Martial was sent off in the 28th minute.