Euro 2024: Alan Shearer slams England over lacklustre performance against Denmark

England legend and former Newcastle United striker, Alan Shearer has hit out at the entire Three Lions squad for the 2024 European championships for their lacklustre performance against Denmark.

It would be recalled that England and Denmark settled for a 1-1 draw on Thursday in Frankfurt.

The former Premier League frontman rued the lack of energy and quality of the Englishmen and asserted that Denmark was the better team.

Kasper Hjulmand’s side had 51% possession and had 7/16 attempts on target as compared to England’s 4/12.

Shearer slammed the Harry Kane-captained English side for their performance.

“You can see players lying on their backs – they look absolutely shattered, the England players. There’s no excuse for that,” he said on BBC.

“There was no energy, no pace to the game. We didn’t run in behind until the last 10 or 15 minutes, we got caught too many times on the ball, and too many sloppy passes and in truth, Denmark was the better team and deserved to win.

“It was very poor, it wasn’t good enough. I wouldn’t say lack of effort, not trying, but there’s so much more to come from those players.”

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