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Jose Mourinho has pinpointed a "dramatically bad" aspect of England's performance against Czech Republic which Gareth Southgate will need to address ahead of the last 16 of Euro 2020.
The Three Lions ensured they finished top of Group D with a 1-0 victory on Tuesday night, setting up a last-16 tie with the runners-up of Group F – likely one of France, Germany or Portugal.
Mourinho was largely impressed by England's assured display but highlighted the dire delivery from corners on show at Wembley.
Gareth Southgate's side failed to beat the first man time and time again, blunting the attacking threat of their towering defenders.
England were unable to capitalise on the aerial threat of Maguire due to their poor delivery from corners
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"The only negative thing I would say is they were very poor on attacking corners," Mourinho told talkSPORT as he assessed England's performance.
"The service was dramatically bad. They have so many good players to attack corners. Luke Shaw, in my opinion, very good tonight but very poor on the corner. Kalvin Phillips, the same."
Centre-backs John Stones and Harry Maguire chipped in with plenty of goals from corners and other set pieces at the 2018 World Cup.
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But the closest either of them have come to a goal at Euro 2020 was the former's header which rattled the woodwork against Scotland.
Stones has started all three of England's games at the tournament this summer, while Maguire announced his return from injury with a dominant performance in the heart of defence.
Mourinho praised England for showing "pragmatism" as the game wore on, with Czech Republic largely kept at bay even as the momentum swung in their favour.
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The Portuguese added: "It looks good, the players are in good form, [Jadon] Sancho was ready for every second he was on the pitch. The mentality inside is very good.
"Today they showed two different versions. Great mobility in attack and great creativity. Second half, they were a team of position, positional play and control – you need that in the knockout stage.
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"Probably people are not over the moon because people are always asking for more and a different kind of football, but probably inside the camp – they will be happy. They will feel they did the job well and they’re prepared for the next one.
"It’s important that the team knows what to do in different moments. Gareth Southgate would prefer the beginning of the second half the same as the first, get a second goal, go to a bigger scoreline, but the game went in a different direction.
"They managed the game the way they wanted to with pragmatism. They took [Jack] Grealish out, they brought [Jude] Bellingham to play with [Jordan] Henderson and [Kalvin] Phillips, wingers were defending, the team was compact.
"England is able to cope with what the game gives to England. The good thing for me is that England looks like they are in good condition, they have the tactical knowledge and they can cope with different things.
"The tactical level of the team is high and I think they are ready to cope with what modern football is."