Danny Welbeck: Marcus Rashford "free to play" for England

Danny Welbeck: Marcus Rashford

Costa Rica: Navas, Waston, Gonzalez, Calvo, Gamboa (Smith 71), Guzman (Tejeda 69), Borges, Oviedo (Matarrita 60), Venegas (Bolanos 60), Campbell, Urena.

He said: "You have to question whether Germany still have that hunger, determination and desire because they won it last time". "If it's complicated it [selection], it's in a really good way", said a coy Southgate.

However, the Three Lions could not add any more goals to their tally for the first stanza and took a 1-0 lead into the break.

Rashford's eighth-minute dribble past Waston was a thing of wonder; its true majesty only revealed by replays.

It was an absolute screamer.

Captain Harry Kane is inked in at centre forward, Marcus Rashford's blockbuster strike on Thursday did his cause no harm at all and Jamie Vardy's pace offers another option. However, in giving the second team a chance to perform, he now faces a problem.

Whether it will be enough to earn him a start against Tunisia on June 18 remains to be seen. Mourinho opted to keep an injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the club, believing he would provide better back-up as a central striker to Romelu Lukaku than Rashford. And it would nearly certainly mean no starting place for Raheem Sterling.

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One notable omission from Henderson's CV, should he find himself pitching for a move upfield, is an England goal. With Jesse Lingard looking a nailed-on starter, the person who Rashford could replace would be Raheem Sterling or Dele Alli.

But it's not as straight forward as that.

It was just reward for a fine first-half performance but England lost some of their rhythm after the break, as Southgate made a number of changes, including handing goalkeeper Nick Pope his first taste of global football. Rashford, meanwhile, always looks fearless on global duty and his pace, never mind the thunderous shooting ability he showed against Costa Rica, will trouble opposing defender.

It was their final warm-up game prior to flying off to Russian Federation for the World Cup and a number of players were keen to squeeze their way into Gareth Southgate's thinking for the first group game against Tunisia in nine days time.

"You work on them in training so, when one comes off in a game, it's the reward you get", he told ITV when asked about his stunning goal.

"He had a hard end to the season having to play on his own as a number nine at times". He was excellent for England two years ago at the European Championships and bettors are getting behind him: he was backed in from 11/10 to 1/2 immediately after the Costa Rica game.

The precocious 20-year-old started just 17 Premier League matches for Manchester United last season.