‘They’ll need us to chew, to get offended’: Rhian Brewster requires England U21s to stay calm in opposition to Andorra with minnows set to scrap in must-win tie
- Rhian Brewster says England’s U21s should preserve their heads in opposition to Andorra
- The senior workforce beat them 5-0 on Saturday evening and the striker was watching
- Lee Carsley’s squad have flown in figuring out that solely victory will suffice
Rhian Brewster has warned that England’s Beneath 21s can’t turn into drawn right into a scrap by Andorra Monday evening.
Lee Carsley’s squad flew in over the weekend figuring out that solely victory will suffice in opposition to the minnows following Thursday’s disappointing 2-2 attract Slovenia.
Brewster is anticipating a bodily bombardment after watching half of the seniors’ 5-0 win on Saturday evening.
Rhian Brewster has warned that England’s Beneath 21s can’t turn into drawn right into a scrap
‘Andorra tried to get into their heads, leaving one on a few players and it’ll in all probability be the identical in our recreation,’ stated Brewster. ‘They didn’t chew again, they performed their very own recreation. They got here right here and received the job completed. It’s going to be a psychological battle.
‘We’ve received sufficient expertise on this workforce to stay collectively and calm one another down if somebody will get irritated. That comes from the older gamers.
‘It’s about holding calm and composed, holding your head. They’ll need us to chew, to get offended. They will need to combat us.’
Carsley is ready to withstand the urge to rotate closely, aware of the shock 3-3 attract Andorra this time final yr. The supervisor, who admitted he has ‘unrealistic expectations’ as a coach, is guarding in opposition to complacency.
Lee Carsley’s squad flew in over the weekend figuring out that solely victory will suffice
‘There is sometimes a bit of arrogance of, “Oh, we should beat them”,’ stated Carsley. ‘But you’ve received to outbattle your opponent, you’ve received to just remember to are switched on for 90 minutes and be prepared for that a part of the sport, which is essential.
‘They are a banana skin. Andorra will be highly motivated, they’ll need to placed on a present as a result of it’s probably an opportunity for them to indicate different groups that they’re able to enjoying at a better stage. We’re below no illusions. It’s ensuring we don’t suppose all now we have to do is flip up, put the package on and win.’
Carsley has frolicked choosing over England’s give up of a two-goal lead in Slovenia, alarmed that each have been conceded from set items, and steered it felt like a defeat.
‘I had to keep reminding myself the day after that we didn’t lose. We drew,’ he added. ‘I expect to win every game, every moment of every game.
‘I don’t know the way I’d’ve felt if Emile Smith Rowe’s likelihood had gone in and we’d gained.
‘Would I have been happy with the second half? Probably not. It was like a hot and cold tap. We were so lively in the first half, so slow in the second.
‘Why? We’ve completed loads of speaking about it.’