England coach Roy Hodgson felt his young substitutes helped rescue a point against Ukraine last night.

He started with Tom Cleverley (Manchester United) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal) in midfield, also bringing on Chelsea pair Ryan Bertrand, Daniel Sturridge and United striker Danny Welbeck.

Hodgson said: "We did a miss a lot of players but the ones who came in, particularly the three youngsters at the end, acquitted themselves well and it is good for us in the future.

"We are not totally reliant on the old guard. We do have young players coming through who can step up to the plate.

"Welbeck, Sturridge and Bertrand made an impact."