England: Callum Wilson Marks Debut With Goal As Three Lions Beat USA 3-0 At Wembley (Photos & Video)

Alan Duffy

15th, November 2018

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England beat the USA at Wembley 3-0 on Thursday, in a game which saw Callum Wilson score on his senior debut.

The game, a fundraiser for Wayne Rooney’s charitable foundation, saw the England record goalscorer earn his 120th cap courtesy of a second-half cameo appearance.

England boss Gareth Southgate handed debuts to Brighton defender Lewis Dunk and Bournemouth striker Wilson, with Borussia Dortmund wunderkind Jadon Sancho earning a maiden start.

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The visitors started well, with Sancho’s Dortmund team-mate Christian Pulisic impressing over the 90 minutes.

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However, it was the hosts who would open the scoring on 25 minutes.

Jesse Lingard, who has struggled for game time with Manchester United this season, got the goal, via a superb curling effort.

Just 104 seconds later, England went 2-0 up, with Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold netting his first senior international goal via a low-strike across the goal.

Just before the hour-mark, Rooney replace Jesse Lingard, with the DC United start taking the captain’s armband.

On 77 minutes, Wilson would mark his debut with a goal, with the attacker finding the back of the net with a decent near-post finish.

The goal also saw Wilson become the first Bournemouth player to ever score for the Three Lions.

The game would end in a comfortable 3-0 win for England on a fine night for Rooney, who almost got on the scoresheet himself, only to be thwarted by Brad Guzan in the USA goal.

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England now look ahead to Sunday’s Uefa Nations League clash with Croatia at Wembley, with the top-spot in Group D up for grabs.