Kane equaliser a "huge moment" for young England team - Southgate

"We have four games left and we could win all of them".

"The end for me is a significant moment because the character of the team has to come through in these moments", said England manager Gareth Southgate, whose side face France in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday. That's what we've got to show.

"I thought he was extremely composed with the ball at his feet and his focus through the week, he's been one of the outstanding leaders in the group", said Southgate, whose side remain top of UEFA qualifying Group F.

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"We did that and it was a real quality finish under pressure to get the point".

Griffiths, 26, had never previously scored for Scotland and his goals drew rich praise from manager Gordon Strachan after a result that kept Scotland in fourth place in the pool.

"It is a special day", said Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane, whose side had taken the lead through Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the 70th minute.

"Then, most importantly for me, heading into injury-time 2-1 down, I don't see anyone sink to their knees, I don't see anyone hit the floor". It could be a big point for us.


And it seems his kind words prompted a positive reaction from the world of social media, with one fan writing: "Dignity, well said Wayne, back soon".

"So these memories will be with me -- I will look at the players and tell them you have to keep coming back and taking knocks like that", he said.

"No matter what everyone thinks of us as a group of players, you can't question their personality, character and commitment".

"It's all to play for and don't rule us out".

"It is annoying for them -- I can't be annoyed".

Strachan added: "I saw Scotland's best ever free kick and then I see Scotland's second-best free kick, and then I have a noise that I have never heard anything like before".

"You try to protect yourself from the excitement but when we equalised I didn't, because that could have been my best result as a manger".

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