But Southgate believes the performance in Vinkovci
showed that English players can play good football while getting results and hopes that qualification can be a boost for the entire international set-up.
Derby midfielder Hughes scored England's second as the Young Lions claimed a 2-1 win in Vinkovci
to advance 4-2 on aggregate after Friday's firstleg victory at Molineux.
Gareth Southgate's men headed into the match in Vinkovci
with a 2-1 lead from the first leg and Liam Moore grabbed a vital away goal inside the first 10 minutes.
This time they face Croatia and Gareth Southgate's team do not know what reception will await them in Vinkovci
, close to the Serbian border, on Tuesday.
Shaw reported for duty with the Young Lions yesterday ahead of their crunch play-off against Croatia, who come to Molineux on Friday before the return leg takes place in Vinkovci
four days later.
Their Spacva factory, one of the Balkan country s largest makers of timber products located in vast woodlands near the eastern town of Vinkovci
, had taken advantage of a building boom in the past five years.
In the week before Easter in April, several monuments at the Serbian Orthodox cemetery in Vinkovci
were damaged and desecrated with fascist "Ustasha" symbols.
Intertoto Cup semi-finals - Wolfsburg 4, Cibalia Vinkovci
0 (agg: 8-1); Koper 1, Heerenveen 0 (agg: 1- 2); Liberec 0, Schalke 0 (agg: 1-2); Werder Bremen 1, FC Superfund 1 (agg: 1-5); Perugia 0, Nantes 0 (agg: 1-0); Villareal 2, Boby Brno 0 (agg: 3- 1).
The 15 tonnes of dried and tinned food is bound for the war-ravaged Croatian village of Vinkovci
Invitation to tender: Complete Supervision Of The Reconstruction Of The State Road Dc2 Through The Streets Of Vinkovci
, Vukovar And Bilogorska In Virovitica A Length Of 3.
However Southgate has every confidence in his talented squad, who arrived in Vinkovci
yesterday with a 2-1 lead from the first leg.
A tricky second leg in Vinkovci
still lies ahead tonight but Berahino, who scored the late penalty winner last week, has firm belief they will advance.