England duo make Euro 2020 intriguing stats-based team of the tournament

England duo make Euro 2020 intriguing stats-based team of the tournament

The dream is over for England but, boy, Euro 2020 was one hell of a tournament.

Monday, 12th July 2021, 7:04 pm

That old familiar feeling of numbness and desolation feels worse than ever before, after England threw away an early lead to eventually lose on penalties to Italy in the Final of Euro 2020 last night.

Suddenly, watching 'The Hundred' cricket competition and developing an unhealthy obsession with the Northern Superchargers seems like a capital idea.

Or perhaps quietly curling up in the fetal position in a darkened room, basking in the ambient majesty of 'The Blue Planet' for an hour or two. Anything to distract from the harrowing flashbulb memory of young Bukayo Saka's tears, to be honest.

As tempting as it is to pretend Euro 2020 never happened and to go to ground for a week, that ain't gonna cut the mustard, and it's time to take a look at the players who absolutely smashed it during the enthralling month-long competition.

Here's a rundown of the best starting XI, based on WhoScored's in-depth statistics measured over the course of the tournament:

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