The 29-year-old became his country’s greatest ever goalscorer when he broke Wayne Rooney’s record of 53 with a penalty against Italy last week.
Maignan clawed away a 90th-minute Nathan Collins header seconds after keeping out team-mate Jules Kounde's attempted clearance to ensure Benjamin Pavard's goal was enough to secure a 1-0 Group B win in Dublin. The AC Milan keeper has taken over from World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris in the national side and fully justified his status as number one at the Aviva Stadium on a night when he had little to do until the end. Hugo was captain for a long time and he also made great saves.
The England boss won’t rest players for this summer’s European qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia