And England started the match impressively.
Sterling went in the book for taking an unnecessary tumble in the box and Eric Dier rose to head wide as England sought to reassert themselves.
Super Eagles' Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has declared that the technical team of the three-time African champions took many positives away from Saturday's friendly against England at Wembley despite coming short by two goals to one against the Three Lions. It was really not a good game.
England-based Victor Moses, Iwobi and Aina are all in contention to start while Odion Ighalo, John Mikel Obi and Ahmed Musa are also expected to play some part at the 82 000-capacity arena which Alli usually lords over in Tottenham Hotspur colours.
"It is good that we have another opportunity to try a couple of things, when we play the Czech Republic on Wednesday".
"I think first and foremost he has conducted himself fantastically well this week, he has managed that situation very well".
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Captain Kane, who scored his eighth goal in his last seven appearances for England, told ITV: "It was a good win against a tough side".
Born and raised in Milton Keynes, he joined the youth system at Milton Keynes Dons aged 11 and broke into the first team five years later, during the 2012-13 season.
"The first lesson is we are not ready yet".
England's World Cup preparations continue with another friendly against Costa Rica at Elland Road on Thursday.
Immediately the England team stepped back a few feet as the Eagles matched them in midfield.
"The first half we felt comfortable, moved the ball quickly and dominated but a lack of concentration early in the second half let us down". But the visitors made their changes in the second-half and made a game of it.
In the first half when we had chances, we can't lose our confidence because a team changed their formation'.