Brighton defender Ben White caught the eye on his full England debut.

The 23-year-old started and played the full 90 minutes for England in their 1-0 win over Romania in friendly at the Riverside Stadium yesterday evening.

He became the first Albion player to start for England since skipper Lewis Dunk in a friendly against the USA at Wembley in November 2018.

He partnered Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings at centre-half as part of a back four with Everton’s Ben Godfrey at right back and Manchester United’s Luke Shaw at left back.

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His performance earnt him plaudits from former England internationals Ian Wright and Lee Dixon, who were impressed by how ‘calm’ and ‘composed’ he was, with Dixon picking out White’s as the best performers in the back four.

But after the game Gareth Southgate refused to be drawn on who will replace Trent Alexander-Arnold, with White one of six players in the running for the vacant spot in his their 26-man squad for the Euros.

He said: “We will check how we are after the game medically and check there is nothing else we need to go through, so we will make that decision in the next 24 hours.”

The only goal of the game came in the 68th minute after substitute Tiberiu Capusa’s pulled down Jack Grealish in the box.

Marcus Rashford stepped up and calmly tucked his effort into the bottom corner.

England won another penalty in the 77th minute after Vlad Chiriches bundled Dominic Calvert-Lewin over.

Substitute Jordan Henderson took it but saw his effort saved by Sparta Prague’s Florin Nita.

England had been unlucky not to take the lead in the first half after Calvert-Lewin’s header and Jadon Sancho’s curling effort both came back off the crossbar.