England ratings: Grealish and Ward-Prowse shine in dreary Romania win with Mings again looking unconvincing

ENGLAND needed a Marcus Rashford penalty to beat Romania in their final Euro 2020 warm-up match.

The Manchester United star scored the only goal of the game as he captained the Three Lions to victory at the Riverside in Middlesbrough.

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But who was England's best player on Sunday? And did anyone have a game to forget ahead of the Euros?

Here, SunSport's Duncan Wright delivers his England player ratings…

SAM JOHNSTONE – 7

Wayward early kick, but couple of smart low saves on debut. Then saved well with his feet – before stunning stop to deny equaliser.

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BEN GODFREY – 6

Capable display at the back, pushed forward to link up in attack. Steady full debut overall .

BEN WHITE – 7

Calm in possession, looked more assured than defensive partner Mings. Impressive debut.

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TYRONE MINGS – 5

Lapse in concentration in first 30 seconds highlighted fears about ability at highest level. Didn’t improve much afterwards.

LUKE SHAW – 6

Switched off twice to allow Romania in, pushed forward at every possibility. Steady without impressing.

KALVIN PHILLIPS – 6

Pressured well out of possession, quiet on the ball. Went about job without fuss and will be reliable if needed.

JAMES WARD-PROWSE – 8

Busy on and off the ball, excellent in possession and made late claim to manager for selection. Set piece delivery an added bonus.

JADON SANCHO – 7

Looked dangerous from the off, unlucky with shot against bar. Came short too often as England struggled to create.

JACK GREALISH – 8

Ignored the rough challenges to grow in influence, won the penalty and looked biggest threat for England.

MARCUS RASHFORD – 6

Not helped by making runs but not being spotted. Shot wide after one trademark burst, but held nerve to score from spot.

DOMINIC CALVERT-LEWIN – 6

Unlucky with fine header against bar, but should have scored from close range in second half. Quiet display.

SUBS

Jordan Henderson (for Phillips, 45') – 6

Rustiness obvious, but grew in confidence with body as half went on. Poor penalty but welcome return to action.

Jude Bellingham (for Sancho, 65') – 6

Played more advanced role in midfield, denied maiden international goal.

Declan Rice (for Ward-Prowse, 65') – 6

Did his job ably without being extended.

Jesse Lingard (for Rashford, 75') – 6

Linked up well to help create late chance for Bellingham.

Kieran Trippier (for Shaw, 75') – 6

Had little to test him as he covered at left-back again.

Ollie Watkins (for Calvert-Lewin, 82') – 6

Decent cross to set up Bellingham chance.

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