Liverpool fans react to Sturridge performance for England - 'We've made England a better team!'

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Daniel Sturridge scored the only goal of the game as England defeated Denmark 1-0 at Wembley.

Daniel Sturridge scored a late header to secure a narrow 1-0 win for England over Denmark at Wembley.

The Liverpool forward was named in Roy Hodgson’s starting line-up but was asked to play a wider role with Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney playing through the centre of the attack.

Sturridge struggled to get into the game while he was played to either side of Rooney, frequently switching with Liverpool teammate Raheem Sterling on the right as he tried to have an impact on proceedings.

Sturridge looked far better and much more like the Liverpool player we’ve seen this season when he was played through the middle with Rooney going off after an hour.

Brendan Rodgers would have been very pleased watching on because Sturridge’s goal means he can maintain the momentum he’s created in Liverpool colours this season.

The striker has scored 18 goals and produced seven assists in the Premier League so far this season and he proved that he can be effective in a team outside of Liverpool although five if the club’s players started for England last night.

Liverpool’s next competitive game is against Manchester United the weekend after next so there is no worry for Rodgers in terms of recovery time ahead of this weekend.

Liverpool are out of the FA Cup and the Premier League fixtures list has offered them a rest, which means there won’t be an international break hangover for the club which could affect their main rivals.

Sturridge is guaranteed a starting place against United unless he picks up an injury in training leading up to the game but the break means Rodgers doesn’t have to take any risks and can give him a couple of days to ease back into full pace training.

Here’s what Liverpool fans made of Sturridge’s performance last night for his country.

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