England player ratings: Harry Kane embraces captaincy with stunning strike against Poland but Kyle Walker struggles

ENGLAND conceded a last-gasp equaliser to Poland as they ended the international break with a disappointing draw.

Captain Harry Kane fired the Three Lions ahead in the second half with an incredible long-range scorcher.

However, a defensive mix-up in the dying moments allowed Poland to bag a point in Warsaw.

But who was England's shining light in Wednesday's World Cup qualifier?

And did anyone have a game to forget?

Here, SunSport's Jordan Davies delivers his England player ratings…

JORDAN PICKFORD – 7

Did well to deny Robert Lewandowski with Poland’s only chance of the first half, reacting well to an attempted lob in the box.

Almost blew it after being charged down in his own box but managed to scramble back – yet could do nothing about the equaliser.

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KYLE WALKER – 5

Sloppy start saw him give away possession on several occasions and looked uneasy on the ball.

Was awarded an assist but merely gave Kane a two-yard pass before his teammate belted from distance, and then got beat just before the leveller in his own box.

JOHN STONES – 7

Was dealing with Lewandowski well before worryingly going down with an injury in the 35th minute, but managed to carry on.

Soldiered through the pain in the second half and looked unflappable at times with ball at feet.

HARRY MAGUIRE – 6

Had a relatively comfortable first 45 minutes before he was booked for his involvement in a melee with Kamil Glik right at the end of the half.

Still looked flustered in the second half but managed to compose himself.

LUKE SHAW – 6

One of the few England players looking to attack with some neat overlapping runs down the left, albeit without creating a chance.

Went quiet in the second half as England looked as though they would take a point, but then lost his man at the far post as Poland scored late on.

DECLAN RICE – 7

Apart from a few timely interceptions, spent most of the game tracking back and struggled to put his stamp on the midfield.

But imposed himself defensively later and gave his two centre backs great protection.

KALVIN PHILLIPS – 6

Unlucky to receive an early yellow card for a nothing challenge and did well to keep his composure for the rest of the half.

Not as influential as he has been in an England shirt on and off the ball and will hope to improve on this performance if he is to cement his place.

MASON MOUNT – 6

A few nice flicks were thwarted by a tenacious Polish defence and was kept quiet in and around the box.

Worked hard off the ball however as Poland pushed for a way into the game and eventually found it.

JACK GREALISH – 6

Spent most of the first half complaining over rough treatment from the Poles before one mazey run before the break almost sparked a goal.

Found more space as the Poles tired but was missing that golden finish he is so used to producing.

RAHEEM STERLING – 7

Pin-point cross almost provided Kane with the opener after 20 minutes but that was his stand-out of the opening half.

Was more adventurous after the break but was up against a really stubborn Polish defence.

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HARRY KANE – 8

Missed a glorious chance to score in the first half with a wayward header and then ended up dropping deep – frustrated with the lack of service.

But he more than made up with it with a 25-yard screamer in the 72nd minute that he thought would be the winner.

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