World Cup 2018: How the England players rated v Panama

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2018 Fifa World Cup on the BBC
Host: Russia Dates: 14 June - 15 July
Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app.

Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as England recorded their biggest World Cup victory by thrashing Panama 6-1 in Nizhny Novgorod.

John Stones also got two goals and Jesse Lingard added a beauty but who else impressed?

This is chief football writer Phil McNulty's verdict from Russia, along with the ratings you provided courtesy of our player rater.

Jordan Pickford (goalkeeper) 6

Bit like England's opening game against Tunisia - no chance with the goal but real confidence with the ball at his feet.

Your rating: 6.57

Kieran Trippier (right wing-back) 8

Emerging as one of England's World Cup stars. Top class again and deadly set-piece delivery.

Your rating: 7.83

Kyle Walker (centre-back) 6

Still growing into an unaccustomed position but is a huge asset for England's back-line with his pace.

Your rating: 6.89

John Stones (centre-back) 8

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World Cup 2018: John Stones puts England 1-0 up against Panama

Untroubled at the back but has now emerged as a huge threat in attack in both games. Two headed goals and an increasing force in the opposition box.

Your rating: 8.29

Harry Maguire (centre-back) 7

No serious work to do in defence but such a powerful presence at set-pieces.

Your rating: 6.89

Ashley Young (left wing-back) 6

Showed good attacking threat but will have greater defensive tests to come.

Your rating: 6.32

Jordan Henderson (defensive midfield) 7

Worked as hard as ever and once again not far off scoring.

Your rating: 7.15

Ruben Loftus-Cheek (attacking midfield) 7

Cruised through the game. Sound in possession and unruffled at this level.

Your rating: 6.89

Jesse Lingard (attacking midfield) 8

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World Cup 2018: Jesse Lingard scores a spectacular third goal for England

Game-changing talent with a golden touch. Brilliant strike for England's third.

Your rating: 8.48

Raheem Sterling (forward) 7

Huge endeavour without much luck in front of goal - helped create Lingard's stunner, almost scored himself with a header and justified selection.

Your rating: 5.3

Harry Kane (forward) 9

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World Cup 2018: England in dreamland as Kane puts England 5-0 up before half-time

England's captain is the most important figure in the team. Goalscorer, leader - and happily a lucky leader with his hat-trick goal.

Your rating: 8.63


Jamie Vardy (for Harry Kane 63 mins): Busy but England lost some momentum when he came on - 6.

Fabien Delph (for Jesse Lingard 63 mins): Same as Vardy - 6.

Danny Rose (for Kieran Trippier 70 mins): Had little or nothing to do - 5.

England v Panama - how did you rate the players?

Player of the match

KaneHarry Kane

with an average of 8.63


  1. Squad number9Player nameKane
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  2. Squad number7Player nameLingard
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  3. Squad number5Player nameStones
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  4. Squad number12Player nameTrippier
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  5. Squad number8Player nameHenderson
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  6. Squad number6Player nameMaguire
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  7. Squad number21Player nameLoftus-Cheek
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  8. Squad number2Player nameWalker
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  9. Squad number1Player namePickford
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  10. Squad number18Player nameYoung
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  11. Squad number11Player nameVardy
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  12. Squad number3Player nameRose
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  13. Squad number17Player nameDelph
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  14. Squad number10Player nameSterling
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  1. Squad number23Player nameBaloy
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  2. Squad number16Player nameArroyo
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  3. Squad number19Player nameAvila
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  4. Squad number21Player nameJL Rodriguez
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  5. Squad number8Player nameBárcenas
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  6. Squad number1Player namePenedo
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  7. Squad number7Player namePérez
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  8. Squad number2Player nameMurillo
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  9. Squad number11Player nameCooper
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  10. Squad number15Player nameDavis
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  11. Squad number6Player nameGómez
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  12. Squad number20Player nameGodoy
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  13. Squad number4Player nameEscobar
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  14. Squad number5Player nameR Torres
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