71 touches, 85% pass accuracy, John Stones stars for England vs Australia

England's John Stones

The Everton defender put in another impressive display in England's win over Australia.

England's John StonesEngland's John Stones

Everton defender John Stones was in fine form as England beat Australia on Friday evening.

England took on Australia at the Stadium of Light in the second of their warm up games ahead of Euro 2016 this summer.

There are still major questions to be answered before Roy Hodgson’s team travel to France, with the centre of defence chief among the England bosses thoughts.

England's Chris Smalling in action with Australia's Jamie MaclarenEngland's Chris Smalling in action with Australia's Jamie Maclaren

He is yet to decide on who will be his first choice pairing, with Gary Cahill, John Stones and Chris Smalling competing for the two places.

Stones staked a claim with an impressive display against Turkey, and continued that with another strong showing against Australia on Friday.

  MatchTouchesTotal PassAccurate PassPassing AccuracyTotal TackleWon TackleInterceptionTotal ClearanceMins Played
John Stones England vs Australia  71 47 40 85% 4 3 5 8 90

As the stats, provided by WhoScored show, he was heavily involved throughout the game.

He managed 71 touches in total, the second highest of any England player in the game behind Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater.

England's John Stones in actionEngland's John Stones in action

His passing was strong as always as he posted 47 in total, 40 of which were accurate, and enjoyed an overall pass success rate of 85%.

Defensively he was a rock, managing four tackles in total, winning three, as well as registering five interceptions and eight clearances.

England's John StonesEngland's John Stones

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