Brighton centre half Lewis Dunk described making his England bow as a ‘dream come true’ after helping them to keep a clean sheet. The Albion defender helped his country beat USA 3-0 in a match that England crusied through in second gear but he was on hand on a number of occasions when they US threatened.
Dunk was delighted with his debut at international level after he became the fourth man to appear for England while an Albion player following Tommy Cook, Peter Ward and Steve Foster.
The Acadamy product said: “It’s a dream come true – it’s been a long hard journey for me and that’s been rewarded this evening. “I had a feeling during the week in training that tonight be my chance, because we did some shape work. “We then worked on set-pieces after that, and that’s when I knew I was starting the game.”