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Eight weeks after their memorable World Cup run was ended by Croatia in the semi-finals, the optimism sweeping England looked justified as Marcus Rashford scored a superb early opener.

The FA said: "Luke Shaw remained at St. George's Park today for further rest and monitoring having sustained concussion against Spain yesterday".

It means for all the optimism surrounding Gareth Southgate's side, England have lost three competitive matches in a row.

Shaw, 23, was winning his eighth cap for his country, and the first since March 2017 after being recalled following a strong start to the season with United.

"I have seen teams fold in that sort of situation but we finished really strongly, created a couple of very good chances", Southgate said.

The hosts did nearly get one back soon after, only for Rashford to be denied by a superb save from David Gea.

The second half was overshadowed by a nasty-looking head injury sustained by England left back Luke Shaw who needed lengthy treatment after an accidental clash.

England then suffered a blow at the start of the second half as Shaw had to be stretchered off after a collision with Dani Carvajal.

Luke Shaw, making his first worldwide start in three years, was taken off on a stretcher wearing a neck brace and oxygen mask early in the second half after a clash with Dani Carvajal, and the hosts failed to mount a comeback in his absence.

Manchester United forward, Marcus Rashford had put the home side in front after just 11 minutes but goals from Saul and Rodrigo before half-time sealed the win for Luis Enrique's side.

Rashford was also replaced in added time by Danny Welbeck, after signalling to the bench that he had picked up a knock.

England move up to Leicester for their next challenge, a friendly against Switzerland on Tuesday.

"That balance with the left footer for us, with him and Danny (Rose), was an advantage in several situations".

Gareth Southgate gave a start to Marcus Rashford, a player now struggling to make his mark with Manchester United this season.


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