England 1-0 Switzerland: Danny Rose says first-half performance was 'embarrassing'

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England avoided losing their fourth game in a row after defeats by Croatia, Belgium and SpainEngland's first-half performance in the friendly win over Switzerland was "embarrassing" and the players "weren't happy with how we were playing", says full-back Danny Rose.The Three Lions struggled early on, but emerged 1-0 winners in Leicester.Striker Marcus Rashford scored the winning goal in the second half, converting from Kyle Walker's cross.
"We could have been two or three-nil down at half-time," Tottenham's Rose told BBC Radio 5 live.Gareth Southgate's side were looking to avoid a record fourth straight defeat after losing against Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals, Belgium in the third/fourth-place play-off and in Saturday's Nations League opener against Spain.
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"The morale we have set within the squad is fantastic and we have taken off where we left off in the summer."We spoke at half-time and we weren't happy with how we were playing, but we took control after the break and got the goal."
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Southgate told 5 live: "The players certainly had a lot to say to each other when they first got into the dressing room."It was important then that we solved a couple of the problems they were facing and kept things calm. A combination of the two meant we got a good response in the second half. "It is easy for them to be harsh on themselves but Danny has only has had one match this season and we are suffering a physical situation on the back of the World Cup for so many of the players."
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England 1-0 Switzerland: Danny Rose says first-half performance was 'embarrassing'
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