McClaren to axe Beckham for England crunch match
And boss Steve McClaren refused to guarantee the ex-England skipper would play in Wednesday's clash.
McClaren said: "He needed that game, he needed a run out. It was good to have a look at him.
"What we've got to do now is look through that game again, especially the first half and assess the performance of the team.
"The key over the last three or four months is that there is competition for places.