England 2 Australia 1: Who scooped man of the match at the Stadium of Light?

Wayne Rooney scores the second goal
Wayne Rooney scores the second goal
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Marcus Rashford and Wayne Rooney scored the goals as England beat Australia 2-1 at Sunderland's Stadium of Light in front of a sold-out crowd.

England were made to work hard for the victory in the last friendly before Roy Hodgson must pick his 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

How did the players get on?

Richard Mennear gives his player ratings below:

England (4-2-3-1)

Fraser Forster: Nervy moment just before Rashford scored could have cost England. Settled into the game after that. Made a good save from Kruse second-half.....6

Nathaniel Clyne: Steady enough at full-back, got forward when the opportunity arose. More of an attacking threat second half......6

Chris Smalling (C): Had a busy night, busier than he would have liked. The best defender.....7

John Stones: Not convincing at the back, looked nervous. Grew into the game but the backline were put under too much pressure due to weak midfield in front......6

Ryan Bertrand: England almost scored from one of his free-kicks but Henderson saw shot tipped over from his pass. Average aside from that......6

Jordan Henderson: Played on the right-hand side of the midfield three, showed some nice touches as he makes his way back to full fitness. Got a great reception.....6

Jack Wilshere: Didn't do much to catch the eye, spent a fair bit of time running towards his own goal. Subbed at half-time. Poor......5

Danny Drinkwater: Didn't provide enough cover for back four. The midfield must be a major worry for Hodgson.....5

Raheem Sterling: Involved in both goals, including a well-executed assist for the second. England didn't look convincing in the wide areas though, a big problem for Hodgson...6

Adam Lallana: Didn't get on the ball enough to make a positive impact. The system was fluid in the opening minutes. Did little to impress. Poor....5

Marcus Rashford: Superb finish three minutes into his debut to give England the lead. Looked lively and a threat, will surely be on the plane to Euro 2016. First touch needs to improve though. MOM.....8

Booked: None

Goals: Rashford (3), Rooney (55)


Wayne Rooney (for Lallana, 45): Great finish to make it 2-0. Added some know-how and leadership. 7

James Milner (for Wilshere, 45): Workmanlike performance, as you'd expect. 6

Ross Barkley (for Rashford, 63): Showed flashes but not much else. 6

Eric Dier (for Smalling, 73): Scored a comical own goal. 5

Andros Townsend (for Sterling, 76): Added some pace and width. Had a positive impact. 6

Tom Heaton (for Fraser Forster, 87): 6

Subs Not Used:

Joe Hart:

Kyle Wlker:

Harry Kane:

Dele Alli:

Danny Rose:

Australia (4-4-2)

Mathew Ryan: 7

Mark Milligan: 6

Joshua Risdon: 6

Bailey Wright: 6

Bradley Smith: 7

Robbie Kruse: 6

Aaron Mooy: 7

Mile Jedinak (C): 6

Massimo Luongo: 6

Tomas Rogic: 6

Jamie Maclaren: 7


Matthew McKay for (MacLaren, 58): 6

Tomi Juric (for Rogic, 73): 6

Christopher Ikonomidis (for Luongo, 58): 6

Milos Degenek (for Risdon, 74): 6

Craig Goodwin (for Kruse, 84): 6

Jackson Irvine (for Mooy, 84): 6

Subs Not Used:

Adam Federici:

Mark Birighitti:

Aziz Behich:

Stefan Mauk:

Alexander Wilkinson:

Booked: Mooy (38)

Goals: Dier (OG, 76)

Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands). No major decisions to make...6

Attendance: 46,595