|Harry Kane on penalty miss in FIFA World Cup quarter-final: It is one thing I must dwell with|
England misplaced to France 2-1 in quarter-final match. (AP Photo)
By India Today Web Desk: England captain Harry Kane stated that he must dwell with the penalty miss within the quarter-final match in opposition to France that led to his crew’s exit from the FIFA World Cup.
Kane on Saturday supplied an equaliser in opposition to the defending champions, when his spot kick helped him match Wayne Rooney’s report of 53 targets for England.
The striker received one other alternative to make it 2-2 after Mason Mount was barged over by Theo Hernandez within the space however Kane’s effort went excessive over the crossbar.
“I’m not somebody who thinks an excessive amount of about it, I put together the identical whether or not I get one penalty or two penalties in a recreation,” Kane informed the BBC when requested about dealing with his Tottenham Hotspur teammate Hugo Lloris from the spot for the second time.
“I can’t fault my preparation or the element earlier than the sport, it didn’t really feel any completely different. I felt assured taking it however didn’t execute it the way in which I wished to.
“Of course it’s one thing I must dwell with and tackle the chin. But all we will do is be pleased with one another and know that the crew is in a extremely good place for the long run.”
The golden alternative missed by Kane provides to England’s notorious penalty failures at main tournaments with the likes of Gareth Southgate, Chris Waddle and Stuart Pearce, though theirs occurred in penalty shoot-outs as an alternative of standard play.
“As you had count on he’s very, very low, however he has nothing to reproach himself for,” Southgate stated of Kane. “We are ready we’re as a crew due to his management and targets.”
The match confirmed the ultimate semi-final line-up, with Argentina vs Croatia on Tuesday and France vs Croatia on Wednesday.