Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has explained that England’s unsound credentials forward of their turn of 16 strife opposite debutant Iceland during a 2016 European Championship in France led to their startle exit in a hands of a minnows.
Despite England holding a lead from a chastisement mark by Wayne Rooney, Iceland still went on to win 2-1 to swell into a quarter-finals during a responsibility of a star-studded English side.
Iceland will be creation their initial coming during this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia where they are drawn in Group D with Argentina, Nigeria and Croatia.
Vardy who is in a Three Lions patrol for a World Cup, reflected on how they were dumped out by Iceland dual years ago.
“The Euros was a low for English football,” Vardy told a Daily Mail. “I don’t consider we were prepared for each eventuality. When we went a idea behind opposite Iceland, we didn’t know what to do. A lot of us only approaching to win. We weren’t prepared for a diversion — and it backfired.
“We only didn’t know what to do to get behind in a diversion when we were behind since we only hadn’t designed for it.
“It’s opposite now. we consider if we asked each singular actor what a disproportion is now they would contend that we are prepared as a group for each scenario.”