Gareth Southgate praised the maturity shown by England defender Tyrone Mings as he debuted in difficult circumstances in Bulgaria.
England's players thanked the travelling fans on Twitter after their 6-0 win over Bulgaria in Sofia was overshadowed by racist chanting.
England players notified the officials after they were subjected to racist abuse in Bulgaria but still stormed to a 6-0 win.
UEFA needs to do more to counter racist abuse after England followed the governing body's protocol in Bulgaria, according to Ian Wright.
Marcus Rashford, Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane all scored as England thrashed Bulgaria, but racism was regrettably the story.
Pre-match fears that England's players would be subjected to racism in Bulgaria were unfortunately realised during Monday's match in Sofia.
Aston Villa centre-back Tyrone Mings will make his England debut in Bulgaria as one of five changes made by Gareth Southgate.
England must give a strong reaction to defeat when they take on Bulgaria and not worry about their global standing, says Gareth Southgate.
England's first qualifying defeat in a decade could lead to a tactical restructuring for the nation's next Euro 2020 qualifier.
England suffered their first qualifying defeat since 2009 against the Czech Republic, with captain Harry Kane calling the display sloppy.