England staged a thrilling late comeback to beat Germany 3-2 in their Under-21 friendly at the Riverside Stadium.
After England U21s beat Germany U21s 3-2, we look at where the players from the 2009 Euro Championship final are now.
England Under-21s will face Italy, Portugal and Sweden in the group stages of next summer's European U21 Championship finals.
Spain will not defend their European Under-21 Championship title after they were beaten in the qualification play-offs.
UEFA president Michel Platini insists no decision has yet been made on the future of the Under 21 Euros.
Already-eliminated Germany finished their U21 European Championship on a high with a 2-1 win over Russia.