Sunday, 24 June, 2018

Trent Alexander-Arnold will make his England debut against 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 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
Betsy Taylor | 08 June, 2018, 12:36

Real Madrid goalkeeper Navas was completely caught out moments later, though, as Rashford unleashed a powerful drive from 25 yards that dipped perfectly over him and into the top corner for his third worldwide goal.

A pair of World Cup hopefuls meet in a friendly match as England hosts Costa Rica in soccer action from Elland Road in Leeds, England.

Rashford endured a hard end to the season at United, scoring just four times in 2018 at club level, and suffering some stinging criticism from Jose Mourinho.

The Three Lions now have an 11-day break before they take on Tunisia in their World Cup opener and Rashford's performance poses a healthy dillema for Southgate.

Marcus Rashford scored a stunning effort, as England beat Costa Rica 2-0 in a pre-World Cup friendly at Elland Road on Thursday.

"The players have a good mentality and we have great competition for places in all positions".

"Henderson can play as a number eight, so that gives you an option, Dier can play as a centre-back...so they both have another way into the team".


"I feel in good physical form leading up to the tournament".

But England never looked in danger of throwing away their lead and substitute Welbeck headed home to seal victory against the 2014 World Cup's surprise package.

England beat Nigeria on Saturday 2-1 with Southgate trying out his three at the back formation, which Alexander-Arnold could be a vital part of in the right wingback role.

"Anything is possible. We have to go with the highest expectations".

Worldwide friendlies - Follow the Football match between England and Costa Rica live with Eurosport. I still need to get in the box a bit more to finish off chances.

The link-up play between Loftus-Cheek and Rashford on England's right-hand side, causing problems for Costa Rica's defence with the pair constantly fouled as they formed most of the attack - Loftus-Cheek was fouled more than any other player (five) and also completed 100% of his 34 passes.

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