While it might be wiser for England supporters to rein in their optimism before the World Cup actually starts, there appears to be grounds for positivity.
The Duke of Cambridge spent time chatting with Southgate and several members of his squad, while he also handed Liverpooldefender Trent Alexander-Arnold his first England shirt for the Costa Rica game.
Southgate seems to have settled on the 352 formation including Jesse Lingard in the midfield. Fancy flicks, impish through-balls and drawing fouls everywhere he went; this was a virtuoso first-half performance that seasoned veterans dream of, albeit one spattered with the odd wrong decision that can be put down to immaturity.
Five Yorkshire-born players featured in England's 2-0 win against Costa Rica at Elland Road. "Even though Rashford is younger, he's more consistent".
Knowing Vardy would stick rigidly to his position up front, Rashford was free to roam, popping up regularly on both flanks in a bid to terrorise all three members of the visiting defence. A new found confidence which Manchester United fans had been craving all season.
"I thought his linking was good, his individuality and running at people and taking people on in and around the penalty area was good, and of course it was a wonderful strike for the goal".
Dele Alli didn't quite match his stellar Spurs form from 2016/17, scoring nine Premier League goals compared to 18 a season earlier, so talk has turned to Lingard displacing his Premier League rival in England's XI. Gareth Southgate's a sensible guy.
In England's last match before their tournament opener against Tunisia in 11 days time, Manchester United's Rashford was the star of a much-changed side.
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"I don't judge players on whether they're in the best WSL teams". But it's a problem a manager would prefer to have.
And given England's World Cup routes, whether winning or coming second in group G sees them likely to face either Brazil or Germany in the quarter-finals (should they get that far and both teams win their groups as expected) this will be something Southgate needs to work on in the final days before they travel to Russian Federation.
"It's more hard, no question".
As for United, they already have Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial going forward and Mourinho is expected to sign another attacking player this summer.
Who could Rashford replace?
Rashford's eighth-minute dribble past Waston was a thing of wonder; its true majesty only revealed by replays. He has not partnered Harry Kane in the 352 formation yet.
"It's how you learn from it and how you stand up and react afterward". Sterling was disappointing in the previous England friendly, against Nigeria, and he's under-performed for England in the last four years. "If it's complicated it [selection], it's in a really good way", said a coy Southgate.
"You can see that a lot of the lads are confident".
He has taken Cleveland to the NBA Finals now five times , and this now looks certain to be his fourth loss in those. In another was Kevin Durant . "The experience just helps". " I hope he stays ", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said.
The truth is a bit more complicated , but Democrats have used tactics to stall some of Trump's selections. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, said he also spoke to Corker about the proposal on Tuesday.
Prince Philip , the Duke of Edinburgh, did not take part today, in line with his retirement from public life past year . Next week, Meghan Markle will be going it solo without Prince Harry for a royal appearance alongside Queen Elizabeth .
Matsuki's husband, who is out of town, has been told his wife went missing after walking the dogs, the paper reported . The couple did not live in the neighborhood but he said she liked to find different places to talk the dogs.
After saying his recovery is going well, Salah remembers "when I hit the floor, there was a mix of physical pain and worry". I hope to play the first game against Uruguay, but that will depend on how I feel when it approaches, ' he said.
But there is one thing that I have already mentioned - Trump fulfills his promises given during the election campaign... State news agencies quoted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying, "We are putting the emphasis on other formats".
Merkel is anticipated to deal with the Group of seven Western powers' summit in Quebec later this week after which face questions. She said that points to a "serious problem with multilateral agreements".
He also said, "The Eagles wanted to send a smaller delegation, but the 1,000 fans planning to attend the event deserve better". The reason: the team won't promise that all players will stand with hand on heart for the national anthem.
The possibility remains that Cleveland could retool and make another run, but doing so would require some serious creativity. And now, the National Basketball Association off-season or "The Summer of Lebron" officially begins.
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Canadian Grand Prix 2018
It feels like there are no better questions out there than keep asking me about what happened in the previous weekend. Teammate Sainz put the back end of his auto into the wall early in the afternoon and managed just nine laps.
Gavin Patterson is out as BT CEO
BT is to replace chief executive Gavin Patterson later this year amid waning support for the company's trajectory. Patterson's exit also follows major restructuring at BT.
Argentina's Lanzini ruled out of World Cup
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PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China
The China-led grouping includes India, Russia, Pakistan and several Central Asian countries, as well as Iran as an observer state. Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also attend the meeting.
Liverpool agree Nabil Fekir deal with Lyon
The France global had not been expected to finalise a switch to Merseyside before the end of this summer's World Cup . Didier Deschamps' team play the United States in Lyon on Saturday in their final warm-up game before the finals.