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Danny Rose's outburst at the referee during England 1-0 Switzerland

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England's international break ended with a victory after three consecutive losses.

After their 2-1 defeat to Spain in the UEFA Nations League at Wembley, Gareth Southgate's side started putting things right with a 1-0 win over Switzerland.

Marcus Rashford scored his second goal in as many games at the King Power Stadium, but England's performance was pretty poor overall.

The first-half in particular was dreadful, with the Three Lions unable to even pass the ball.

There were improvements in the second, but a number of second-string players really failed to perform.

Danny Rose was one player in desperate need of a positive performance after really falling down the pecking order.

Ashley Young was ahead of him at the World Cup, while Luke Shaw was given the nod against Spain - his injury the only reason Rose got any minutes.

And he actually was awarded the man-of-the-match award, but football fans picked up on Rose venting some serious frustration at the referee.

Rose & Gareth Southgate

The official failed to award a corner after the Tottenham left-back broke into the box, prompting a foul-mouthed reaction.

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You certainly don't need to be a lip-reader to pick up on what he was saying.

Amazingly, the French referee Clement Turpin didn't punish Rose for dissent, despite the fact he pretty much shouted straight in his face.

Rose admitted after the game that England players were shouting at each other in the dressing room at half-time after their performance.

Rose in England training

"It's great we can all shout at each other and tell each other to improve like we did," he said. "In the end, we are over the moon to keep a clean sheet and get back to winning ways.

"The morale we have set within the squad is fantastic and we have taken off where we left off in the summer.

"We spoke at half-time and we weren't happy with how we were playing, but we took control after the break and got the goal."

Rose takes on Switzerland's Stephan Lichtsteiner

Aside from his outburst, Rose done his England credentials the world of good against Switzerland.

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Gareth Southgate
Switzerland Football
England Football
Luke Shaw
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Danny Rose
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