England kicked-off their Group C commitments with a 2-1 win over Italy at the Stadio Diego Maradona in Naples despite ending the game in ten men.
Declan Rice put England ahead on the 13th minute and one minute from the end of the first half, Harry Kane converted a penalty. Eleven minutes in the second half, Mateo Retegui marked his debut with a goal to reduce the gap for Italy.
Ten minutes from time, Luke Shaw was sent off for England after receiving a second yellow card.
On Sunday, England host Ukraine at Wembley Stadium, kick-off at 18:00, while Malta entertain Italy at the National Stadium at 20:45.