Five stats from Kalvin Phillips’ amazing performance for England vs Croatia
England beat Croatia 1-0 in their European Championship opener and we are more convinced than ever that it’s coming home.
Arguably the standout performer was Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips. Much of the pre-match hype surrounded Luka Modric, but Phillips kept him quiet and set up the game’s only goal.
We’ve collected five stats from his impressive performance at Wembley.
– Phillips recorded a 94% passing accuracy, with all of his long passes finding their target.
– He attempted four tackles and was successful with one of them.
– The Leeds man was successful with two of his three attempted take-ons.
– Phillips made four progressive passes during his 90 minutes.
– And the midfielder set up Raheem Sterling for the game’s only goal.
That pass from Kalvin Phillips 😍
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) June 13, 2021
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