Gareth Southgate praises Raheem Sterling for responding to critics with three goals in four games at Euro 2020
Raheem Sterling scored his third goal in four games at Euro 2020 with the opener in the 2-0 win over Germany, leading to praise from England manager Gareth Southgate for his performances. Sterling's place in the starting 11 had been questioned after a dip in form at Manchester City in the latter half of the season.
'We are writing history' - Southgate after historic win over Germany
Gareth Southgate has praised Raheem Sterling for responding to his critics with his third goal of the tournament in England's 2-0 win against Germany at Wembley.
Sterling's place in the team had been questioned before Euro 2020 after a dip in form at Manchester City but he has scored against Croatia, the Czech Republic and the opener against Joachim Low's side.
Southgate told the BBC: "Raheem has to prove people wrong all the time.