Jesse Lingard was tidy without the wow factor on England debut... his disciplined display showed why Jose Mourinho has put his faith in him
It's fair to say Jesse Lingard is rather fond of Wembley.
There was his breathtaking extra-time goal to win the FA Cup for Manchester United last May.
And he scored here again in August to give Jose Mourinho a winning start to life at Old Trafford in the Community Shield.
There wasn't quite the same adulation on Saturday. No goal. No trophy at the end.
Regardless, this will be a day Lingard never forgets – the attacker making his England debut in this routine win over Malta.
As debuts go, this perhaps wasn't the most explosive.
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