The Three Lions manager admitted that he was impressed with the performance of young Rashford, who was a nightmare for Costa Rica defenders throughout the match and scored the first goal. We've got really good players across the two line-ups.
The Rashford we saw for England on Thursday nearly looked like a completely different player to the unconfident, stressed Rashford we saw in Man United's FA Cup Final defeat to Chelsea.
"Obviously I have been a lot more used to the more entrenched position, but I would be pretty comfortable in either position".
"We're asking them to open up quite a bit on their own feelings about things", Southgate said.
'We have got great competition for places throughout the team - you saw that tonight. Improving Harry Maguire, resurgent Gary Cahill and established Phil Jones are options, with marauding full-back Kyle Walker looking set to take the role on the right after his impressive transition there in March.
England's Danny Welbeck (centre) celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game with team-mate Dele Alli during the International Friendly match at Elland Road. "It's pleasing to know you can rely on him but I don't believe he will necessarily start". You can see his ability to hold people off, his speed of feet, his strength when he is running with the ball.
"Ruben is another super talent".
Henderson is heading to the World Cup on the back of a hugely successful season with Liverpool, although the final game of the campaign did not go to plan as Jurgen Klopp's side lost the Champions League final.
The squad head to Russian Federation on Tuesday, but downtime is now the order of the day. "This year, I feel in better condition and that's good". "It's starting to get slightly dishevelled". Probably try and watch my son play cricket, and be at home with the family.
Asked if he will be able to switch off, he said: "Absolutely no chance!"
The attackers looked void of any creativity and confidence going up against an England back-three still working out their kinks, with just three of their eight shots hitting the target. "It is perhaps an oversight in the manager's analysis and I find that hard to take".
"It's important to keep in perspective because tournaments demand huge energy levels from everyone". "As a team, we are hugely supportive of what he's done". It's important they get that switch off. "I will be their biggest supporter I can tell you that".