England hope coach Steve Holland’s knowhow can help shackle Mbappé | World Cup 2022

As trepidation grows over the thought of Harry Maguire and John Stones trying to stop Kylian Mbappé when England face France on Saturday night, Gareth Southgate can take comfort from the knowledge his right-hand man dealt with this kind of situation when Chelsea won the Champions League in 2012.

Steve Holland’s experience is a reminder that any player, even the most devastating forward at the World Cup, can be contained if the tactical approach is good enough. Southgate’s assistant was on the backroom staff at Chelsea when they became European champions 10 years ago and he remains…

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