Sunderland striker Connor Wickham was happy with his goal for England U21 in victory over Northern Ireland.

Wickham impressed in the victory.

He said: "I just made sure I hit it with the other side of my head and luckily it did and it went in.

"It's important for me to score. I had quite a few chances today and luckily one went in.

"It's just down to me to prove to the manager that I can stake a claim in the team and keep my performances going and scoring goals."