first_img 12 Leighton Baines – 6 – Did well once again down the left but is yet to find his best form in an England shirt. He marshalled Xherdan Shaqiri well though and didn’t do much wrong. Phil Jones – 6 – Sloppy pass nearly let the Swiss in after 30 minutes but appeared to dovetail well with partner Cahill. Only a brilliant Yann Sommer save denied him his first international goal. 12 12 12 Jordan Henderson – 7 – Appears to be the key man in Roy Hodgson’s England midfield. Henderson keeps the ball moving well and when he found himself further forward played some good passes. Will have to make himself more of a goal threat in the future though. 12 John Stones – 6 – A Solid, if unspectacular, display from the youngster. Everton defender did the simple things perfectly in his second England start. The 20-year-old looks mature beyond his years. 12 Gary Cahill – 8 – Never seems to put a foot too far wrong in an England shirt and his block to deny Josip Drmic a goal was a brilliant never-say-die piece of defending which club colleague John Terry would have been proud of. Fabian Delph – 6 – An early booking following two poor challenges threatened to cost him but, after settling, the Aston Villa midfielder looked comfortable. Delph could have earned a penalty with a clever Cruyff turn too. 12 12 12 Raheem Sterling – 8 – The Liverpool starlet was bright, dangerous and always looked to get on the ball. He is still slightly naïve on the international stage but put in an excellent cross for Danny Welbeck’s opener and his pace strikes fear into opponents. Click the right arrow to see talkSPORT’s England ratings Joe Hart – 8 – Great save with his feet to deny Haris Seferovic in the first half kept the score at 0-0 and produced another just moments prior to England’s goal, which was incredibly key. England kicked off their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a brilliant 2-0 win over Switzerland in Basel.Manager Roy Hodgson made two changes to the team which could only muster a 1-0 win over Norway, but Fabian Delph and Danny Welbeck certainly played their parts in the victory.But who was a hit on the pitch and who was a miss against the Swiss? talkSPORT presents its player ratings from Basel as Welbeck hit a double in the Group E clash to help the Three Lions restore some pride… 12 12 12 Danny Welbeck – 7 – Managed to squander England’s best chance of the first half but did well to guide home England’s opener and coolly finish his second of the game. Needs to get more involved and stop losing the ball while taking his man on. Jack Wilshere – 6 – The midfielder played some sloppy passes, but there were occasional moments of brilliance from the Arsenal star. Needed to get on the ball more but deserves time to settle into a slightly different role to the one he occupies at the Emirates. Wayne Rooney – 7 – Appeared to lack confidence to start with but grew into the game. He had a few good chances, but flitted in and out over the 90 minutes. The England captain also played a part in Danny Welbeck’s first goal.last_img

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