Stuart Pearce insisted England will learn from their 3-2 defeat against a strong Holland team at Wembley.
The interim England boss, however, confirmed that he was not the man to take charge on a full-time basis.
Arjen Robben scored the winner for Holland in injury time after goals from Gary Cahill and Ashley Young had looked like earning England an unlikely draw after they conceded two goals in two second-half minutes from Robben and Klaas Jan Huntelaar.
Pearce said: "It's disappointing for us but the exercise was to learn from it. They were up against an outstanding side who had probably their full team out for the start of the game.
"The Robbens and the [Robin] Van Persies of this world are outstanding footballers and the exercise of it will stand our young players in good stead."
Holland fielded a starting line-up which included nine players who took part in the World Cup final in South Africa.
Pearce said: "All we needed was a touch more belief that we could go and hurt an...