Sterling's pace did pose the Swedes issues throughout and Hurst admired the way he frequently got behind England's opponents.
To drop Sterling may create uncertainty in the England camp and may lead to Southgate having to subtle changes to his play-style and tactics which may disrupts the rest of the team's form.
More specifically, he's anxious about Raheem Sterling. Yet, anybody who observed England's quarter-final win over Sweden without any bias would tell you how influential Sterling was to England's gameplay.
Croatia's coach Zlatko Dalic attends a training session at the Adler training ground in Sochi on July 5, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 FIFA World Cup quarter final football match between Russian Federation and Croatia.
Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft was scheduled to investigate the disturbance Wednesday afternoon, if necessary. Meanwhile, Beryl's tropical wave is bringing gusty wind and some heavy rain to Hispaniola and the Tucks and Caicos.
Having failed to score in an England shirt for almost three years, Sterling has been strongly criticised by supporters and some pundits, with the BBC's fan-driven player-rater tool repeatedly giving him the lowest mark on the team.
However, Southgate insists the 23-year-old's worth to the side is not judged purely on goals and he remains a crucial part of the game-plan. Off the ball his work rate is incredible.
After the tension of extra-time and penalties in a bad-tempered clash with Colombia, England's progress to the last four was relatively serene in easing past Sweden 2-0 on Saturday.
After a quiet opening World Cup game against Tunisia, there was speculation Sterling would be dropped for the following group match against Panama.
The flak Sterling receives doesn't bother him as much anymore, in his own words, the youngster focussing on his duties instead.
Every player is in the form of their life: Jordan Pickford is Gordon Banks, Harry Maguire is Bobby Moore, Harry Kane is Geoff Hurst. By starting Sterling, England have a better plan B late in the game.
Chinese authorities have insisted Liu Xia, who has not been formally charged of any crime, has been free to move as she wishes. China has been seeking to bolster its ties with the European Union amid a trade war with the United States.
Sophie, 32, who appeared on the second series of Love Island , and was a former Miss Great Britain, died on June 20. George's Church in Jesmond, a suburb of Newcastle, England, in a private family service.
The British agency said Facebook may have had a "missed opportunity" in 2014 to have thwarted Kogan's activities on the site. It also said it would send warning letters to 11 political parties to compel them to audit their data protection practices.
According to Corriere , Clooney was "hospitalized" after the incident and his condition is "confidential" but not serious. George Clooney has been rushed to hospital after his scooter collided with a vehicle in Sardinia , local media report .
The worldwide soccer federation, FIFA, had already invited the boys to attend the World Cup final in Russia this Sunday. Two of the first group had a lung infection as well, and Thongchai said they would need medicine for seven days.
Harry Aubrey-Fletcher: He went to Ludgrove School and Eton with William and his father is the Lord Lieutenant of Buckinghamshire. Guests were served slices of christening cake, which is a tier taken from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding cake.
ICO, which does not normally publish its findings, said it would give the public another update on its investigation in October. The tech giant is accused of not properly protecting user data and not sharing how people's data was harvested by others.
Pakistan's Election Commission has asked the military to help hold a "free and fair election" in the face of security threats. Local television channels broadcast live scenes of ambulances arriving at the site and rushing victims to the hospital.
If Real Madrid do indeed want to sign Hazard , they will certainly have to shell out staggering sums of money to do so. Subsequently, Hazard sent a number of Chelsea fans into a anxious frenzy with his statements.
With customary fanfare, Trump unveiled his choice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy on prime-time TV. Many preferred one of the candidates who had worked outside Washington , despite their less sterling resumes.
31-under par! LPGA Young gun runs hot
Sei Young Kim has broken the previous 72-hole scoring record on the Tour, with a nine-shot win at the LPGA Classic in Wisconsin. The 25-year-old carded a seven-under-par 65 in the final round, after Thursday's 63, Friday's 65 and Saturday's 64.
Gary Neville 'stunned' by Ronaldo to Juventus transfer
Ronaldo, 33, explained his Juventus transfer in an open letter to Real Madrid fans that the club published on its website. He spent six seasons in England, winning three Premier League titles, one Champions League title and one FA Cup.
Kerber to face Ostapenko in Wimbledon semifinal
So what if she's still getting her game in gear? So what if Giorgi wouldn't seem to miss while moving out to that early lead? "No. I'm always striving for perfection. "But when it actually happens, it still is, like, 'Wow, this is really happening'".
Operation To Rescue Boys Trapped In Thai Cave Resumes
An ambulance believed to be carrying one of the rescued schoolboys leaves from Tham Luang cave complex on day two of the rescue. Relatives say the boys had been inside the cave during the dry season, when the labyrinthine complex is easier to navigate.
South Africa's Van Rooyen leads Irish Open by 4
I could take my tee-to-green game straight to the Open in a couple weeks' time and be happy where that is. If I had 100 putts every week I played and hit the ball halfway decent, I'd win every week".
Live Stream, TV Schedule for Tuesday's Semi-Final Game
It is a tactic that has become a hallmark of both Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur over the last two years. The midfielder took a corner kick from the right side on the play, bending a pass toward the near post.