Neville also defended England’s display against Italy, saying the poor result was tempered by the quality of the football on show.
“Some of the football was the best I’ve seen from England in 10 or 15 years in a World Cup or European Championship match,” the 39-year-old said.
“As we came off the pitch, we weren’t thinking anything other than the team played pretty well, but we got the fine lines wrong.”
England face Uruguay in their second group match on Thursday in Sao Paulo.
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