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West Ham star Joe Hart will surpass World Cup winner Gordon Banks’ haul of England caps

Another injury time victor from Harry Kane gave England the win but for most of the game they were crying out for the sort of creativity that we all know our Jack can produce.

"You are always at tournaments to win football matches but you also have to be thinking what is realistic", he said.

In an easy group where Slovakia provided their sternest test, England may have won through but flattered to deceive for much of the qualification campaign.

The stats may indicate a relatively comfortable qualification for unbeaten England, though the road to Russian Federation has been rocky.

But there was nothing Oblak could do about Kane's late victor, the cross from former Spurs teammate Walker ideal for him to tap in his 14th goal of the season for club and country.

MERSE SAYS: Lallana, like Wilshere, is another player who can unpick tight defences, so he's a shoe-in. They are a work in progress.

'For sure we'll make changes but want to get the balance right, ' Southgate added.

England's performance on Thursday was disjointed, lacklustre and lacked any semblance of creativity - and that's being kind. I'd like to see England play three at the back throughout the tournament, so "traditional" full-backs aren't needed.

Who do you think should be England's number one goalkeeper?

Dull, flat and uneventful all aptly describe a Group F encounter that may secure World Cup qualification but leaves just as many questions as answers - an all too common theme in recent matches.

"Kane is in extraordinary form", said Slovenia coach Srečko Katanec who claimed with some justification England did not deserve to win at Wembley. "We should be proud as a team and as a nation", the Spurs striker said. For all his requests to play centrally, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain appears best at wing-back.

Euro '96 is held as the high watermark for the national side in the Premier League era, with an entertaining team capturing the wider imagination on home soil before crashing out to Germany in a semi-final shootout.

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