England 1-0 Austria LIVE SCORE: Bukayo Saka gives Three Lions lead in goalmouth scramble – Euro 2020 warm-up latest

ENGLAND have taken the lead against a stubborn Austria side.

Jesse Lingard has taken his opportunity to give Gareth Southgate food for thought after the Three Lions boss refused to call him up to his squad.

The West Ham loanee threaded a brilliant ball through for Jack Grealish and in the resulting scramble, Bukayo Saka tapped into an empty net.

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    74. CLOSE!

    The corner whizzes across the face of the goal and lucky avoided Friedl at the back post!

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    74. Friedl receives the ball off RB Leipzig's Sabitzer.

    And the No26 shifts the ball onto his right foot and gets a shot off, but his effort deflects behind for a corner.

    Good chance for Austria to fashion a chance.

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    72. Grealish is getting some treatment whilst he's sat on the bench – it looks like he's getting an icepack for his shin.

    Hopefully it's nothing too serious. Well, it can't be considering he's juts completed 70 minutes.

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    70. SUBSTITUTION!

    Another England debut, Ben White of Brighton comes on for Grealish and it looks like England are changing shape.

    Southgate is changing to a back three, testing it out before Euro 2020. It's good to be able to change your approach mid-game.

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    69. Jack Grealish finds himself in some room down the left-hand side.

    And the attacking midfielder sends a driven cross across the face of goal towards the back post.

    But no-one was there to tap home.

    Saka pounces and scoresCredit: GETTY IMAGES
    Saka shows what he can do before Euro 2020Credit: GETTY IMAGES
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    67. There's no real pace in the game at the minute, the ball is breaking down a lot in the midfield.

    But that's what you'd expect in a friendly game.

    It's more about getting players' fitness up and avoiding injuries ahead of a major tournament.

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    65. YELLOW CARD!

    Calvert-Lewin leaps so well to reach the ball in the air, but he catches an Austrian defender with his leg.

    And he is booked for dangerous play. What a leap he has on him!

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    64. OFF THE BAR!

    Sabitzer is picked out in space on the edge of England's penalty area, and the midfielder sends a first-time shot over the top of Pickford!

    But his effort crashes off the top of the crossbar and England manage to clear!

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    63. Godfrey almost makes a calamitous mistake minutes into his debut, but he is bailed out by Everton team-mate Pickford.

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    60. SUBSTITUTIONS!

    England make four changes as Southgate looks to keep all of his players fit and injury-free.

    Rice, Lingard, Mings and Kane are take off for Watkins, Godfrey, Ward-Prowse and Calvert-Lewin.

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    58. Sabitzer wins Austria a corner as he sees his stinging effort blocked behind by Coady.

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    56. England regain possession in the midfield and the ball is played forward to Kane.

    The England captain squares the ball to Lingard on the edge of Austria's penalty area.

    And the Man Utd man plays a delicate pass to play Grealish through on goal.

    But Sabitzer gets back in time to steer the ball away from the England No10.

    The ball falls to Saka unmarked at the back post and the Arsenal youngster taps the ball home into an empty net!

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    GOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL!!!

    SAKA PUTS ENGLAND IN FRONT!!!

    WE HAVE A GOAL!!!

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    54. Alaba tries to wriggle clear of Bellingham close to the touchline, but the teenager does well to stick a foot in and knock the ball out of play.

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    52. England win a corner from the free-kick.

    Alexander-Arnold takes and Bellingham tries to meet the cross at the far post.

    But the ball ends up sailing over the head of Bellingham and Lingard tries to recover the ball, but is unsuccessful.

    Austria throw-in.

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    51. YELLOW CARD!

    Brilliant from Saka as he races down the left-hand side, but he is hacked down by Lainer.

    And the right-back is the next Austrian player to be booked tonight.

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    50. Rice lets the ball roll out of play for an England throw-in.

    Trippier takes it quickly and throws the ball in-field to Grealish, and the midfielder turns and runs at goal.

    But Grealish goes to ground 35 yards from goal claiming he was fouled, but the Belgian referee doesn't award him a free-kick.

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    48. England have barely let go of the ball inside the opening minutes of the second half.

    But they need to start translating the possession into shots on target!

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    46. Rice breaks up play in the midfield and plays the ball forward to Grealish.

    The Villa man turns and races clear of Real Madrid's Alaba and carries the ball to the end of Austria's penalty area before laying the ball wide to Alexander-Arnold.

    But nothing comes of the attack.

    Grealish feels as if he should have a free-kick for a foul in the build-up as he was pulled to the ground just before he passed the ball off.

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    45. England get the second half underway!

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    PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

    WE'RE BACK UNDERWAY!

    BIG SECOND HALF!

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    THE TEAMS ARE BACK OUT

    Both teams are back out on the pitch ahead of the second half.

    And Gareth Southgate will be hoping that his team show a little bit more in the attacking department.

    Kane is dropping far too deep to pick up the ball, trying to replicate what he has been doing for Tottenham.

    Although it worked for Spurs, it isn't working for England currently against Austria.

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    Not much to really report on in the first half, it was a rather tame affair between the two sides.

    Bellingham did have the ball in the back of the net, steering Lingard's shot on target.

    But the referee blew his whistle for a foul in the build-up.

    England haven't really created enough, and you'd expect more with the attacking talent on the pitch.

    Austria have done well on the break.

    PEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

    THE HALF-TIME WHISTLE GOES AT THE RIVERSIDE STADIUM!

    IT'S ALL LEVEL AT THE BREAK!

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