Rashford enjoying 'freedom' of England role

Costa Rica finished above England in their 2014 World Cup group

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford scored an impressive goal as England secured a 2-0 win over Costa Rica in an worldwide friendly at Elland Road.

Harry Kane , Raheem Sterling and Dele Ali are among 15 substitutes for England that include Tom Heaton, Jake Livermore and Adam Lallana, the three players on the standby list for Russian Federation.

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.

England manager Gareth Southgate was giving no clues as to his starting lineup for England's opening World Cup game but the performance of striker Marcus Rashford in Thursday's 2-0 win over Costa Rica certainly gave him food for thought.

Southgate said he was "really pleased" with England's final World Cup preparations and the squad had avoided any serious injuries.

For England, their next match comes in Russian Federation against Tunisia on June 18 with clashes with Panama and Belgium to follow.

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

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Navas was Costa Rica's hero of an incredible run to the World Cup quarter-finals four years ago in Brazil, helping to knock England out of the group stages on the way.

The United academy player is expected to be a big player for England this summer with many supporters recognising his ability to spark his team to life.

Marcus Rashford opened the scoring with a tremendous long-range strike into the top corner, beating Keylor Navas in goal for Costa Rica.

"There are definitely places up for grabs for the first game of the tournament", he said.

"I still need to get in the box a bit more to try and finish off some chances from crossing areas, so something to learn from each game".

"Anything's possible so we have to go there with the highest expectations".

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