Brighton & Hove Albion defender Lewis Dunk an unused substitute as England stun Spain

Lewis Dunk in action for Albion against Tottenham this season. Picture by PW Sporting Photography
Lewis Dunk in action for Albion against Tottenham this season. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Brighton defender Lewis Dunk watched on from the bench as England produced an outstanding performance to beat Spain 3-2 in Seville this evening.

Dunk, who was called up to the squad last week, was not called upon by Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate so is still waiting to make his England debut after also being an unused substitute in Friday's 0-0 draw with Croatia.

England were excellent in the first half as they led 3-0 at half-time through a double from Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford's strike.

Sterling kept his composure to rifle home Rashford's pass for the opener on 16 minutes, before Harry Kane played in Rashford to net the second on 29 minutes.

England added a third on 38 minutes when Kane pulled back a cross for Sterling to tap home from close range.

Spain got a goal back on 58 minutes when Paco Alcacer headed home a corner just seconds after being introduced as a substitute.

England finished the game with three centre-backs as Kyle Walker was introduced to partner Harry Maguire and Joe Gomez for the final 14 minutes but Spain netted a second in the last of seven minutes injury-time when Sergio Ramos headed home a cross.

It was not enough to prevent Spain's 38-game unbeaten run in competitive home games coming to an end, though, as Spain lost a competitive home match for the first time since 2003.

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