PLAYER RATINGS: Harry Maguire has a night to forget but Jude Bellingham shines at Wembley

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England and Germany played out a thrilling 3-3 draw to finish their Nations League campaigns at Wembley on Monday night.

The visitors went two goals up early in the second half through an Ilkay Gundogan penalty and a fine Kai Havertz strike but England hit back in stunning fashion as quick-fire goals from Luke Shaw, Mason Mount and a Harry Kane penalty put Gareth Southgate‘s men 3-2 up.

However, a late Nick Pope error allowed Havertz to pounce for his second of the game to rescue a point for Germany, which ensured that England will enter this year’s World Cup without a win in their last six matches. 

Sportsmail’s Dominic King rated the players from both sides at Wembley. 

Nick Pope's late error allowed Kai Havertz to tap home an equaliser for Germany at Wembley

Nick Pope’s late error allowed Kai Havertz to tap home an equaliser for Germany at Wembley

ENGLAND (3-4-2-1)

Nick Pope Not much he could have done with Germany’s first two goals but the third one will haunt him for the rest of the week – 5

John Stones – A couple of loose passes but the main issue was the injury that ended his night in the first half; it didn’t look good – 5

Eric Dier – Best of the back three but that isn’t exactly a compliment; became more jittery as the game wore on – 5.5

Harry Maguire – Booed when his name was read out, conceded the penalty and then dispossessed for the second goal; it was uncomfortable to watch – 4

Harry Maguire gave away a penalty and was dispossessed in the build-up to the second goal

Harry Maguire gave away a penalty and was dispossessed in the build-up to the second goal

Reece James – His game is defined by drive and power but played within himself for long parts until coming to life in the last 30 minutes – 6.5

Jude Bellingham – Appropriate he won the penalty for England’s third goal; plays like a veteran and he never stopped trying to drag his team forward – 8

Declan Rice – Had his pocket-picked a couple of times and, like so many, is suffering from a shortage of confidence and a loss of form – 6

Jude Bellingham lifted the team when he was most needed and won a late penalty for his side

Jude Bellingham lifted the team when he was most needed and won a late penalty for his side

Luke Shaw – Wonderful ball should have created a goal for Sterling, bundled in the strike that gave hope. Certain to start against Iran – 7

Raheem Sterling – International football is defined by taking the few chances that come your way; he fluffed his two big moments – 5

Phil Foden – Didn’t get enough opportunities to cause the mischief that he does for Manchester City and was substituted – 6

Harry Kane – Barely had a sight of goal until he stepped up to thrash in a nerveless penalty; glorious pass to Saka, too – 7

Harry Kane smashed home his penalty and influenced the game more in the latter stages

Harry Kane smashed home his penalty and influenced the game more in the latter stages

SUBS

Walker (for Stones 37mins) 6

Mount (for Sterling 66mins) 7

Mason Mount made a major impact off the bench as he swept home England's second goal

Mason Mount made a major impact off the bench as he swept home England’s second goal

Saka (for Foden 66mins) 7

MANAGER

Gareth Southgate – Not all his decisions worked but the substitutions in the 66th minute absolutely did and, for that, he deserves credit. Very emotional, understandably, when England took the lead – 7

Gareth Southgate got his substitutions right as Mount and Bukayo Saka shone off the bench

Gareth Southgate got his substitutions right as Mount and Bukayo Saka shone off the bench

GERMANY (4-2-3-1)

Marc-Andre ter-Stegen – Quality doesn’t drop when Germany play their second choice keeper, as super saves from Sterling and Saka showed – 7

Marc-Andre ter-Stegen made a couple of crucial saves to earn Germany a point

Marc-Andre ter-Stegen made a couple of crucial saves to earn Germany a point

Thilo Kehrer – West Ham’s new signing was given plenty to think about trying to contain Luke Shaw and Raheem Sterling – 6

Niklas Sule – He’s as big as a boat and looked cumbersome when Sterling dashed at him with his dancing feet – 6

Nico Schlotterbeck – Only playing as Antonio Rudiger was suspended and his leaden evening was illustrated by his stupid lunge on Bellingham – 5

David Raum – Willing outlet down the left, had impressed against Hungary on Friday and kept James occupied when he dashed forward – 6

Ilkay Gundogan – Neat and tidy with his possession, exuded calm when dispatching the penalty that gave Germany the lead – 6.5

Ilkay Gundogan coolly slotted his penalty home to give Germany the lead in the second half

Ilkay Gundogan coolly slotted his penalty home to give Germany the lead in the second half

Joshua Kimmich – Southgate spoke enviously about him on Sunday and provided the pass of the match in the 48th minute; class act – 7

Jonas Hofman – Sacrificed at half-time as Flick made a tactical switch to get another striker on but hadn’t done enough to stay on – 5

Jamal Musiala – A former England Under-21 who the FA were desperate to retain and his trickery led to Maguire making an aberration – 7

Leroy Sane – Perhaps it is the national team system that doesn’t suit but this was another game in which he frittered about on the edges – 5.5

Kai Havertz – Isolated during the first 45 minutes but came to life in the second period; first goal was picture perfect, second secured the draw – 8

Kai Havertz scored twice in the second half as the Chelsea man thrived up front for Germany

Kai Havertz scored twice in the second half as the Chelsea man thrived up front for Germany

SUBS

Werner (for Hofman 46mins) 7

MANAGER

HANSI FLICK – Criticised for his decisions on Friday against Hungary, upped his game here and would have toasted a winner had his defenders done the same – 6.5

REFEREE

Danny Makkelie (Netherlands) – One of the best officials in Europe so it was a surprise he needed VAR to award Germany a clear penalty – 6.5



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