England ambition is to be ranked No 1 on this planet, says Gareth Southgate

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Gareth Southgate says his ambition is for England to be ranked No 1 on this planet.

His facet seemed a good distance from that stage throughout a laboured win over a Malta facet who sit 171st within the standings at Wembley on Friday evening.

However, the 2-0 victory meant England have received Euro 2024 qualifying Group C and are all however assured of a spot in Pot 1 for the event draw subsequent month.

Southgate is now calling on his facet to boost their requirements away to North Macedonia on Monday night. It could also be a useless rubber however the England boss needs to see constant high-level performances for his workforce to be thought of one of the best facet on the planet.

"Qualification’s done," mentioned Southgate, whose England workforce had been ranked fourth within the newest version of the FIFA standings.

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