England beat Romania 1-0 at the Riverside stadium in a last friendly match before the start of Euro 2020.
Marcus Rashford scored the game’s only goal in the 68th minute from a penalty kick.
England defender Harry Maguire started as a starter in the match, to make sure that he fully recovered from the injury, and completed the match until the end.
On the other hand, Sam Johnston guarded the England goal brilliantly throughout the meeting, while Calvert Lewin led the attack, and behind Marcus Rashford Who wore the co-driving، وجاك جريليش ، وجوون سانشو.
Calvert Lewin almost scored the first in the 32nd minute after a foul by Ward Prause, and Lewin headed into the crossbar.
England almost scored a second in the 38th minute after an effort from Jadon Sancho and a shot, but at the left post, so the first half ended in a goalless draw.
Jordan Henderson participated at the start of the second half instead of Calvin Phillips, to confirm the readiness of the Three Lions captain for the euro.
The second substitution was in the 65th minute with the entry of Declan Rice in place of James Ward-Prowse, and Judy Bellingham in place of Jadon Sancho.
England got a penalty in the 68th minute after a foul on Jack Grealish in the penalty area.
Rashford successfully executed the penalty kick, and scored the first goal for England.
Romania almost equalized quickly in the 73rd minute, but Sam Johnston starred twice in front of Alexandru Kikadlu and Andre Ivan from within six yards, to keep his goal.
Then it was a new substitution from Southgate in the 75th minute with the entry of Jesse Lingard instead of Marcus Rashford, and Kieran Trippier instead of Luke Shaw.
England got a new penalty kick in the 79th minute after fouling Calvert Lewin inside the penalty area.
Returning captain Henderson made a shot, but Florin Neta, the Romanian goalkeeper, excelled and saved it successfully.
England’s last substitution came in the 83rd minute with Ole Watkins entering in place of Calvert Lewin.
England almost scored the second again in the 85th minute with a header from substitute Watkins as soon as he entered, but the defender saved it before it hit the net, ending the match with England winning with a goal.
England will start their Euro matches against Croatia on June 13, then Scotland on June 18, and the Czech Republic on June 22.