Manchester City No.47 Phil Foden enjoyed a memorable evening on Tuesday as he scored in England’s 3-1 win over Scotland.

However, it came just hours after Manchester United No.10 Marcus Rashford pulled off an electric piece of skill at the 23-year-old’s expense during training under Gareth Southgate.

So, what happened to Phil Foden? Let’s take a look…

What’s the story?

Well, Rashford and Foden were taking part in a one-on-one drill at Rangers’ training ground, where the Manchester United star bamboozled his fellow countryman with his quick feet.

As you can see in the video posted by England on YouTube at the 14-minute mark, the 25-year-old only has Foden to beat until he can get a shot away at Jordan Pickford’s goal.

Rashford makes it look easy as he flip-flaps the ball from one side to another, leaving the Stockport-born maestro in his wake before smashing an effort towards the roof of the net.

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There were no hard feelings between the pair – at least – as Foden slaps hands with his England teammate after the bit of skill.

Ultimately, the actual games are what matter, and Manchester City’s boy wonder had the last laugh with his excellent goal against Scotland.

Phil Foden proves he must start for England

There was already a lot of mystery about why Southgate refuses to start Foden reguarly for England.

Now – however – there is no debate to be had.

Foden stepped up in a massive game for the Three Lions after being given a rare start, shining in his 71 minutes at Hampden Park with a performance of real maturity.

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It would be a different story if he had done so against the likes of Estonia and San Marino – with all due respect – but this was a feisty affair in a raucous atmosphere, so it speaks volumes that someone so young stepped up and took the game by the scuff of its neck.

Hopefully, this is the start of Foden becoming a key man for England.

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