His shot in the opening minute of the game produced a save from Jordan Pickford, which the goalkeeper could only push out to the feet of James McArthur to give the home side the early lead.
Through the ninety minutes his all round play saw him create the second most chances in the game and he recorded the third best passing accuracy for Roy Hodgson’s side with 86%.
His performance was recognised by the fans, with 48% of those who voted in our Twitter poll choosing the England international.
Just under 2,500 fans registered their vote. Congratulations Ruben.
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