England 2-0 Costa Rica

Our World Cup countdown continues as we look at the 2014 quarter-finalists                                       Our World Cup countdown continues as we look at the 2014 quarter

But two of those to come off the bench combined for England's second goal 14 minutes from time as Dele Alli's cross was headed home by Welbeck.

Leeds own a very singular ground but it had been largely forgotten in the context of England's national team, both as a venue for matches and as a direct source of players. "Then it is up to the manager to decide who is in the best XI for the first game and then for the games after that".

And following his side's second successive success, in which he made 10 changes to the lineup that overcame Nigeria at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, the 47-year-old told Sky Sports he has a number of hard calls to make ahead of the Group G opener on Monday week.

"To be in and out just isn't great and it's also a little tough for him being in a team who aren't playing fluently, moving the ball around and dominating".

Rashford scored a screamer in the 13th minute and Keown believes he thrives more under Gareth Southgate than Mourinho, which says a lot.

"We asked the players to give us competition for places". But R & R (Rashford and Ruben) could work well as a plan B for some tricky situations the Three Lions are bound to find themselves in in Russian Federation. It wasn't the first team versus Nigeria (2-1 win) and a second team tonight. On the other hand, if Rashford was to replicate that dynamic performance on Thursday night, England could have found themselves a potential golden boy for the tournament.

Marcus Rashford got his chance to shine on the global stage just a week out from the World Cup, as England took on Costa Rica at Elland Road on Thursday evening, and boy did he deliver. Phil Jones one of the three centre-halves.

Costa Rica, who are in a group with Brazil, Serbia and Switzerland, barely threatened Jack Butland's goal.

Costa Rica face tournament favorites Brazil as well as Serbia and Switzerland in Group E, and will need to show far more ambition once they get to Russian Federation if they are to replicate their heroics of four years ago.

Although that included a debut for Chelsea defender Hannah Blundell, the 41-year-old would like a larger group of players to choose from as he chases a place at next summer's World Cup finals.

The attackers looked void of any creativity and confidence going up against an England back-three still working out their kinks, with just three of their eight shots hitting the target. Navas may have enjoyed his clash with English opposition in the Champions League football but this was a different story!

With talisman Cristiano Ronaldo back in the side, Portugal strolled to a 3-0 win over Algeria in a World Cup warm-up match in Lisbon on Thursday.

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