But Elland Road was lit up on 13 minutes when Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford got the ball just outside the box and unleashed a wicked strike that moved in the air as it sailed past Real Madrid keeper Keylor Navas and nestled in the back of the net.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford scored an impressive goal as England secured a 2-0 win overCosta Rica in an global friendly at Elland Road.
England were on top without exerting too much pressure and got the second they deserved in the 76th minute.
Ronaldo set up the second in the 37th minute when he sped down the left and provided a pinpoint cross which Fernandes met with a powerful downward header for his first global goal.
Substitute Welbeck made certain of the win 14 minutes from time, though, diving to head home Dele Alli's cross, as England earned a vociferous send-off from the Leeds crowd before their opening match in Russian Federation against Tunisia on June 18.
"The players have a good mentality and we have great competition for places in all positions".
England beat Costa Rica 2-0 at Elland Road in the Three Lions' final warm-up game for the World Cup.
We hear from the England manager as well as Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold who reflects on his debut.
"The team, the patterns of play, the professionalism, the approach to both matches have carried things out really well". It means a lot to be involved but going to the World Cup and playing a major part in my main aim.
Jordan Pickford is set to start the World Cup after he was given the number one shirt but Butland will have a final opportunity to stake his claim in the global at Elland Road. "We need that competition but I'm delighted with our preparation and I feel positive about our platform leading into the tournament", he said.
Many said his display against Costa Rica has cemented his place in England's starting line-up for their World Cup opener against Tunisia on June 18 - the next time they take to the field.
"Anything is possible. We have to go with the highest expectations".
Jamie Vardy was denied by a flying Navas from point-blank range as England pressed their advantage, although Jack Butland made a good save to deny Johan Venegas after a rare Costa Rica break.
Rafael Nadal's grip on the French Open title was in danger of being loosened by the unlikely figure of Diego Schwartzman . The Romanian broke serve six times against a player who made the semi-finals at the Australian Open in January.
It's been many years since the Mac App Store has been given some love, so it's fair to say this design overhaul is long overdue. With macOS Mojave , the familiar application namely, News , Stocks , Voice Memos and Home have traveled from iPhone to Macs.
Aiden Liang, the owner of the Union Tour Express bus company, said the bus left from Ottawa on Monday and was bound for Toronto. Emergency services in Ontario are responding to a major accident involving a passenger bus, officials and witnesses say.
He has not played since Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against Houston, and the Warriors have gone 4-2 since he got hurt. ET, and if Games 1 and 2 tells us anything, there is nearly assuredly going to be more drama unfold in some form or fashion.
Reports emerging late on Thursday evening suggest a breakthrough has been made as Liverpool look to sign Nabil Fekir from Lyon . Fekir is set to play for France on Saturday evening against the US , a game that will take place in Lyon's Stade des Lumieres.
Beijing said "positive and concrete progress" was made on those issues with details left for "both sides to finalise". French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire compared Washington's action to something out of the old "Wild West".
The Project Natick data center consists of 864 servers tightly arranged inside a shipping container that sits 12km off the coast. An undersea cable serves the power the data center needs and transfers data from the data center to the internet on shore.
Halep went all out in the first set against Kerber, but her bold strategy backfired badly as she hit 30 unforced errors. The victor earns a berth in the final at Roland Garros - plus the No 1 ranking that now belongs to Halep.
The celebration of World Environment Day started in 1974 with the goal of raising awareness, supporting action and driving change. The family has not been using plastic bags since last four years to preserve the environment .
Mexico imposes tariffs on USA pork exports
Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo said that Mexico would now "surely" look to import more pork from Europe. Rising trade tensions between Canada and the United States threaten to drive the key allies apart.
Lava continues to fill Kapoho Bay
About three dozen of those structures, mostly private homes and vacation rentals, were lost during the weekend in Kapoho. Lava has now covered about 7.7 square miles of the roughly 4,000 square mile island, according to the USGS .
Here's What Steph Curry Said To Kendrick Perkins In Game 2
The fact that Curry had help, whereas LeBron James didn't, was the story of the match and might be the story of this series. This past week, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors faced off in Game 1 and Game 2 of 2018 NBA Finals .
Apple unveils big changes during Developer Conference
Animoji got an update as well, letting users stick their tongues out and new versions, including Ghost, Koala, Tiger and T. rex. It looks like Apple is finally finally finally fixing one of the worst problems with the iPhone X: unwanted screenshots.
Manchester United Fans React As Fred Joins Red Devils
Sky Sports report he has a £20 million release clause in his contract, which the Old Trafford club would easily be able to meet. The Brazil global arrived at Manchester United's training ground this morning to complete his £52million move to the club.
Lava flows cut off access to more Hawaii neighborhoods
The United States Geological Survey provides aerial footage of lava pouring into the Big Island's Kapoho Bay. Kilauea volcano is near-constantly erupting from vents either on its summit (caldera) or on the rift zones.
Apple WWDC 2018: An Apple user’s wishlist of announcements
Apple occasionally uses its annual software preview to release a new gadget or the latest version of an existing product line. But for now, look for Apple to continue to push the Watch as a health and fitness device and introduce new features.
Giuliani: Trump actually could pardon himself
The question of self-pardon arose after the New York Times published a letter to the counsel from Mr Trump's lawyers. Speaking on ABC's "This Week" program, Giuliani added, " It would be an open question ".