Nigeria's hurt may be enhanced given Alli's success as a growing footballer, signing for Spurs in 2015, and eventually earning his first England senior cap against Estonia in October 2016.
"I heard the coach of the England team say they want to win the World Cup in 2022, so we can say the same (of our youthful team)". Kept working hard, kept his focus and I think today you saw a performance that, apart from scoring a goal, he was very lively.
No goals though would come despite the promising spells, leaving England to walk away with the victory in their penultimate pre-World Cup warm-up showdown. "This year they have a nice team - young - and I expect England to do better than at the last World Cup".
"In the first half our usual formation didn't work".
"We play like that against any team in the world we are going to cause them problems, so that's what we've got to try and do".
England have one more warm-up match - against Costa Rica at Elland Road on Thursday - before their campaign in Russian Federation begins against Tunisia on June 18.
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England took the lead inside seven minutes courtesy of Gary Cahill's headed effort and Kane doubled the advantage before the break, when modest goalkeeping allowed him to hit the net for the sixth time in five appearances with the armband.
"For some reason, not a lot of us or not a lot of us believe in it".
Gernot Rohr made four changes before the second half as Kenneth Omeruo, Tyronne Ebuehi, John Ogu and Oghenekaro Etebo came on for Leon Balogun, Shehu Abdullahi, Joel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi respectively. "At Tottenham he's an unbelievable player, but the way we link isn't something we've worked on", Alli told reporters.
England's preparation for this summer's FIFA World Cup finals in Russian Federation cranks up as Nigeria visit Wembley in a warm-up match ahead of the tournament.
"The team as a whole is strong and posses the ability to pass the group stage of the World Cup".
"First half wasn't good, but in the second half we pressed a lot higher, we created chances and we scored", he said.
They will play the Czech Republic in a friendly on June 6 before heading off to Russian Federation on June 11 where they will face Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in the Group phase.