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Jesse Lingard (C) will be closed by Hamza Choudhury (L) during Tuesday's training game

Gareth Southgate & # 39; s England beat Aidy Boothroyd promises in a training match as they continue to prepare for the Nations League campaign

  • England's senior team played the U21 & # 39; s in a friendly game at St George & # 39; s Park
  • James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond gave the senior side a 2-0 win
  • Gareth Southgate has the Holland semi-final in the Nations League on June 6
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England stepped up preparations for their Nations League campaign by taking on the Under-21 & # 39; s on Tuesday in a friendly game at St George & # 39; s Park.

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The will of Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard started for the senior side, when Gareth Southgate was looking to get a better picture of the progress of his team.

The game lasted 45 minutes, goals from James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond gave Southgate a 2-0 win.

Jesse Lingard (C) will be closed by Hamza Choudhury (L) during Tuesday's training game

Jesse Lingard (C) will be closed by Hamza Choudhury (L) during Tuesday's training game

Fabian Delph (R) stops James Maddison during the match at St George & # 39; s Park

Fabian Delph (R) stops James Maddison during the match at St George & # 39; s Park

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Fabian Delph (R) stops James Maddison during the match at St George & # 39; s Park

England, boss Gareth Southgate (L) and U21 manager Aidy Boothroyd are watching

England, boss Gareth Southgate (L) and U21 manager Aidy Boothroyd are watching

England, boss Gareth Southgate (L) and U21 manager Aidy Boothroyd are watching

The Three Lions represent Holland in the semi-final of the Nations League on June 6.

Southgate faces a selection dilemma prior to the match in Portugal, while Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal play in the European final.

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Jurgen Klopp & # 39; s side-face Spurs in the Champions League final on June 1 – just five days before England plays the men of Ronald Koeman.

Manchester City defender John Stones dribbles the ball during the exhibition game

Manchester City defender John Stones dribbles the ball during the exhibition game

Manchester City defender John Stones dribbles the ball during the exhibition game

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford kicks the ball on the field when England stepped up their preparations

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford kicks the ball on the field when England stepped up their preparations

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford kicks the ball on the field when England stepped up their preparations

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The Gunners play Maurizio Sarri's team in the Europa League final on May 29 – only Ross Barkley of Chelsea is in the England team from these two games.

But Liverpool & Joe Gomez, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold are in Spain and have been selected by Southgate.

Tottenham & Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Harry Kane will also be in Madrid five days prior to the Nations League match.

The two sides shook hands at the end of a tightly contested 45 minutes on Tuesday morning

The two sides shook hands at the end of a tightly contested 45 minutes on Tuesday morning

The two sides shook hands at the end of a tightly contested 45 minutes on Tuesday morning

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