West Ham stars Declan Rice, Tomas Soucek and Vladimir Coufal had been taking no probabilities as they wore masks whereas speaking after England’s 1-Zero win over Czech Republic.
The Three Lions topped Group D at Euro 2020 because of Raheem Sterling’s winner on Tuesday and can now play France, Germany, Portugal or Hungary within the final 16 subsequent week.
Gareth Southgate’s males needed to play with out Chelsea duo Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount after they got here into shut contact with Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour, who examined optimistic for coronavirus on Monday.
Chilwell and Mount talked to Gilmour for round 20 minutes following England’s goalless draw with Scotland final week.
And because of Gilmour’s optimistic take a look at, Chilwell and Mount at the moment are self-isolating for 10 days and are doubts for his or her nation’s last-16 conflict.
Three Lions boss Southgate revealed earlier than kick-off that the trio had been speaking for 120 seconds too lengthy, which means it knocked them out of motion.
England ace Rice and Czech stars Soucek and Coufal, who all excelled for West Ham final season, ensured the identical mistake was not made as they took the masks that had been made obtainable to them whereas having a catch-up at full-time.
talkSPORT pundit and West Ham first-team coach joked he could be on the Wembley floor to interrupt the trio up in the event that they continued chatting for greater than 15 minutes to keep away from a repeat of what occurred on Friday.
He stated: “I’ve bought my stopwatch on them, don’t fear.
“In the event that they get to 15 minutes I’m on that pitch and separating them!”
Rice has began all three of England’s group video games at Euro 2020 and was changed by Jordan Henderson at half-time towards the Czech Republic.
The 22-year-old is more likely to begin his fourth successive match on the match when the Three Lions play their final 16 opponent.