Everton's Jordan Pickford surely England's No 1 going to the World Cup

England's footballers have been given asthma tests in preparation for this summer's World Cup

While the Toffees' shot-stopper will sit out of Tuesday's friendly against Italy, with Stoke's Jack Butland likely to start, Pickford's ability on the ball makes him favorite to be England's number 1 keeper at the World Cup.

Bas Dost and Memphis Depay had the best Dutch chances, with Dost heading over from close range in the first half and Depay shooting straight at Pickford at the end of the first half and again late in the second half from a free kick.

Ronald Koeman, taking charge of his first game as national team boss, will have seen the scale of his task with this uninspiring performance from the home side.

Kane, before this fixture, has scored seven of England's previous 14 goals and their results coming into this game had been two goalless draws against Germany and Brazil.

England boss Gareth Southgate has praised goalkeeper Jordan Pickford for his performance against the Netherlands.

And the England manager has admitted his delight at how Lingard has been stepping his game up at Manchester United in recent months.

"You need players that are comfortable at defending in wide areas and used to using the ball in those areas".

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This was England's first win in Amsterdam since 1969. Along with the goalkeeper, they were able to play from the back and they played with real composure.

"For me, lots of individual positives and I think probably the most pleasing thing is the players looked like they enjoyed their football".

The England manager offered a smile of satisfaction when told that his team selection of a three-man defence with Kyle Walker on its right-flank had surprised most observers.

Turning to Lingard, he added: "I'm delighted for Jesse, he's a player we've worked with for three or four years from the Under-21s, and this year he is starting to finish the chances".

A strike from Jesse Lingard in the 59th minute ensured the victory went to the Three Lions who were largely dominant in the contest.

Off the pitch, Dutch police made 90 arrests prior to the game following disturbances involving England supporters.

"It's not something I want to hear, but our players have represented their country with pride and some style tonight and anything that takes away from that is a great shame".

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