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.
Alvaro Morata was the hero again as Spain beat Germany 1-0 to eliminate them from the European Under-21 Championship.
Germany striker Peniel Mlapa has been ruled out of the rest of the European Under-21 Championships.
Tottenham's Lewis Holtby told Sky Sports that Germany have the players to recover from their last-gasp Dutch defeat.
Substitute Leroy Fer headed the winner as Holland Under-21s prevailed after a fightback by Germany U21s to win 3-2.
Tottenham's Lewis Holtby has been confirmed as Germany Under-21s captain for the UEFA European U21 Championship.
Pictures from the history of the European Under-21 Championship, featuring several stars in their youth.
Germany Under 21s easily beat Stuart Pearce's England 4-0 in Malmo to lift the European Championship trophy.
England Under 21s go in search of European Championship glory against Germany in Malmo.
Andreas Beck believes his country are now favourites to go on and win the European Championship.
Germany will play England in the final of the Euro Under 21 Championship after defeating Italy 1-0.
Italy U21s tackle their German counterparts with a place in the European Championship final at stake.
England Under 21s wrapped up top spot in Group B as they drew 1-1 with their German counterparts.
Germany and Finland will be looking to get their European Under 21 Championship campaigns up and running.
Pre-tournament favourites Spain were held to a goalless draw by Germany in their Euro U21 Championship opener.