Get back to Gareth Southgate basics
The biggest thing Gareth Southgate has to learn from the last four games is to stick to his principles.
He has proven stubborn and steadfast throughout his reign, and that has been a positive in the main with the unparalleled noise around the England manager’s job.
It failed him across 10 miserable days of the Nations League this month. He ditched his pragmatism to prioritise rotation, which has led to more questionable tactical decisions.
The idea was to protect his players after a long season but the overarching result has been a public backlash the like of which Southgate has managed to avoid over the last six years.
Luckily, he has never taken outside input too seriously.