MATCH NIGHT RECAP: Aarons’ injury scare mars City trio’s England Under-21s’ win

Max Aarons hobbled off with an ankle injury during England Under-21s' match against Kosovo. Picture:

Max Aarons hobbled off with an ankle injury during England Under-21s' match against Kosovo. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Ben Godfrey captained England’s Under-21s in a busy night for Norwich City’s international contingent - but Max Aarons limped off with a suspected left ankle injury.

Aarons was named man of the match in a 2-0 win against Kosovo's U21s at Hull City's KCOM stadium but departed after an awkward tumble, clutching his left knee initially late in the second half. But the City defender later confirmed afterwards it was his left ankle that was the source of the injury scare.

Club mate Todd Cantwell also came on in the 60th minute for Aidy Boothroyd's squad to earn a second consecutive U21 European Championship qualifying win after beating Turkey's U21s 3-2 on Friday.

Norwich City pair Ben Godfrey (back, second right) and Max Aarons (front, second left) in the Englan

Norwich City pair Ben Godfrey (back, second right) and Max Aarons (front, second left) in the England Under-21s team picture before the game against Kosovo at Hull Picture: PA - Credit: PA

In Euro2020 action elsewhere, Jamal Lewis started for Northern Ireland who lost 2-0 to World Champions Germany in Belfast. Kenny McLean was also in the Scotland starting line who lost 4-0 against Belgium.

Norwich City's Todd Cantwell, who was on the bench at Hull, pictured before the game Picture: PA

Norwich City's Todd Cantwell, who was on the bench at Hull, pictured before the game Picture: PA - Credit: PA

- Recap our live match night blog, with updates from Belfast and Glasgow.

England's Max Aarons during the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship match at the KCOM Stadium,

England's Max Aarons during the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship match at the KCOM Stadium, Kingston-upon-Hull. PA Photo. Picture date: Monday September 9, 2019. See PA story SOCCER England U21. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. Editorial use only in permitted publications not devoted to any team, player or match. No commercial use. Stills use only - no video simulation. No commercial association without UEFA permission. Please contact PA Images for further information - Credit: PA

Norwich City defender Ben Godfrey captains England's Under-21s against Kosovo's Under-21s. Picture:

Norwich City defender Ben Godfrey captains England's Under-21s against Kosovo's Under-21s. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd


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