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Three things Southgate got badly wrong as England are relegated with defeat to Italy

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England have been relegated from the Nations League League A after they lost 1-0 to Italy in a poor encounter. Gareth Southgate's side limped through the 90 minutes in a display that will have many fans worried for the immediate World Cup - which kicks off in just over 50 days.

Giacomo Raspadori netted the only goal of the drab encounter to send England to League B.The Three Lions could now find themselves in a Nations League group with the likes of Kazakhstan and Finland.

And following one of England's poorest displays in recent memory, Daily Star Sport is looking at what Southgate got wrong.

Bukayo Saka is one of England's most promising talents, and Southgate opted to start the Arsenal starlet at LWB against Italy.It was the first time at club or international level that Saka has found himself playing that role, and the youngster looked like a man thrown in at the deep end at times.

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