England vs Romania LIVE: Gareth Southgate rests Harry Kane and hands Marcus Rashford the captain’s armband as Three Lions aim for first win over opposition in 51 YEARS in final Euro 2020 warm-up match
- England face Romania at the Riverside in their final Euro 2020 warm-up game
- Gareth Southgate is resting Harry Kane as he takes a final look at his squad
- Marcus Rashford is captaining the home team, with Sam Johnstone in goal
- England narrowly beat Austria 1-0 in their opening warm-up game
- But Alexander-Arnold injured his thigh and will now miss the tournament
- Find out the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here.
Gareth Southgate will take a final look at his England squad when they face Romania in their final warm-up match ahead of Euro 2020.
Exactly a week ahead of the Three Lions’ first Euros match against Croatia, Harry Kane looks set to be rested as England face a team they have not beaten for a remarkable 51 years.
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Elsewhere, Scotland are also in action against Luxembourg, which we will keep you up-to-date with.
Harry Maguire hasn’t trained since suffering ankle ligament injury last month.
“With any injury, it’s impossible to predict 100%. Our medical team are pleased with his progress, and particularly over the last couple of days,” said England boss Gareth Southgate.
“We know there is always that risk, but all of the guidance is that he should be available, and it’s a case of when he can slot back into training with the group and how quickly we can progress him.”
So, let’s go through the big news from that team selection. First and foremost, there’s no Harry Kane, with the Three Lions’ main striker left on the bench a week ahead of the opening game against Croatia.
That leaves a free captain’s armband, and it’s been given to Marcus Rashford for the first time.
In goal, there is a senior debut for Sam Johnstone too, who becomes the 1262nd player to earn himself an England cap.
Hello and welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of England’s final warm-up game ahead of Euro 2020. Tonight’s opponents are Romania… and let’s get started with some team news.
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