Team News: Raheem Sterling drops out for England Under-21s

Raheem Sterling
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Nathan Delfouneso takes the place of Raheem Sterling in the England Under-21s starting lineup to face their Serbian counterparts.

Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling had been left on the England Under-21s bench for this evening's Euro 2013 qualifier against Serbia.

The 17-year-old has been replaced by Blackpool frontman Nathan Delfouneso, who will partner his club teammate Thomas Ince in attack.

Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell has missed out because of a hamstring injury. His place in the side has gone to Blackburn Rovers defender Jason Lowe.

Serbia U21s: Aleksic; Gudelj, Medojevic, Rodic, Kosanovic; Milivojevic, Causic, Lazovic, Kojic; Ninkovic, Mudrinski

England U21s: Butland: Smith, Caulker, Dawson, Rose: Henderson, Lowe: Delfouneso, Zaha, Ince: Sordell

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