De Gea produced an acrobatic save to deny Rashford a second goal shortly afterwards but Spain ended the half on top.
After the match Edurne sent a short tweet that nevertheless summed up her two messages perfectly: proud of her man, and telling his haters to pipe down.
Reaching the semi-finals of the World Cup, laying to rest the ghost of penalty shoot-out heartache from the past in the process, restored a sense of pride to the nation.
"They have a system in Spain that has produced some of the best midfield players in the world ever".
"That focus will come on me and I'm not concerned about it, otherwise I'd make decisions just to boost my own win record", he said when asked about any fear of defeat. We know there's a distance to go until the very top teams.
You know that leads to a European Championship, which we have games at Wembley, which is going to be a brilliant experience.
The coach would not reveal his line-up but said his players do not look exhausted after overcoming England.
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The officer, who was not yet named, will be placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Hall said she hopes the investigation can bring clarity to the family. "This is a bad tragedy".
England captain Harry Kane accused match referee Danny Makkelie of buckling under pressure when he ruled out a Danny Welbeck goal for an infringement as England lost 2-1 to Spain in the Nations League.
Winning his first game in charge against England gives Luis Enrique a ideal start, and even with the recent retirements of Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique and David Silva, he still has great quality to work with. But over the 90 minutes we have to accept that Spain were better than us for long periods of the game. "A lot of these guys who are coming into the team have played zero minutes in the league".
The Three Lions came close to equalising in injury time after De Dea dropped the ball on Welbeck before the Arsenal forward finished from close range.
I think what is happening at junior level is that there is more emphasis on technical ability, there is more, right from five, six, seven-year-olds, there is more emphasis on being able to handle the ball and play. "The right thing for them - and ultimately the right thing for us - is to give them game time".
"But I've got to give the players enormous credit because it was a game where we could've folded and disappeared but we didn't".
They ultimately fell short, but Southgate was brought in to pull England out of its worldwide malaise, and he has succeeded.