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Phil Foden: Player Rating and Performance v Iceland

The Manchester City youngster showed why he is so highly rated with two goals and an assist at Wembley Stadium.

 
10:54pm on Wednesday 18th November 2020
By
David Lynch

Phil Foden announced himself on the international stage as he scored twice and provided an assist in England's 4-0 win over Iceland.

But how did the Manchester City youngster play overall?

📷 Phil Foden: Match Performance

Foden was at the heart of everything that was good about the hosts' performance from the off at Wembley.

A ⏱️ 20' The 20-year-old whips in a free-kick to the near post where Declan Rice is on hand to flick a header into the far corner.

⏱️ 80' Clever link up between Bukayo Saka and Jadon Sancho results in the latter cutting back for Foden, who has the simple task of sweeping the ball home from close range.

⏱️ 84' Foden caps a memorable night with a powerful low strike into the corner after working space 25 yards out.

Foden may not have been up against elite opposition in Iceland, but his performance felt like a statement of intent given his tender years. The midfielder took four shots, as well as creating more big chances (2) and completing more dribbles (5) than anyone else on the pitch.

〽️ Foden: Rating Week-on-Week

✔️ IMPROVEMENT

Foden was used only sparingly against the Republic of Ireland last week but performed less impressively in his last Manchester City outing, receiving a 6.1 FC Rating against Olympiacos. He was incredible here, though, ending England's victory as the clear man of the match and with a 10 FC Rating.

🗝️ Key Stats

Foden match stats

StatisticValueNotes
FC Rating10Rank #1
Mins Played90
Touches in box5
Shots5Rank #1
On Target4Rank #1
Goals2Rank #1

Phil Foden: What Next?

Foden has been on the fringes of the senior national team in recent months, but will be staking a regular claim if he can keep this form going. To do that, he will need to keep getting into a Manchester City team that isn't short on talent.

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Phil Foden: Player Profile

England 4-0 Iceland: Player Ratings, Match Stats, Player Stats

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