England is at a dangerous moment, coach Gareth Southgate warned on Tuesday as he urged caution about getting over-excited after its 2-0 win over Germany in the last 16 of Euro 2020 at a raucous Wembley.

Goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane gave England a 2-0 win which was its first triumph over Germany in a knockout tie since the 1966 World Cup final, the occasion which kickstarted half a century of footballing rivalry between the two nations.

Although the 43,000-strong crowd at Wembley created a deafening atmosphere once England was in front, Southgate was aware of the perils of getting lost in the buzz ahead of a quarterfinal tie in Rome on Saturday.

“It didn’t really need me to say it but when we got in the dressing room, we were talking about Saturday already because today’s been an immense performance but emotionally and physically at a cost,” Southgate told a news…

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