Marvin Sordell got 70 minutes’ worth of international match action on Thursday evening in England Under-21s' 2-0 win over Azerbaijan in Baku.
The former Watford man started the match before being replaced by Connor Wickham with 20 minutes remaining.
Goals from Tottenham’s Steven Caulker and Liverpool’s Jonjo Shelvey decided the Euro qualifier for Stuart Pearce’s side.
The Young Lions are now in pole position to top qualifying group 8 and advance to the play-offs for 2013 European Championship, which takes place in Israel next summer.
Meanwhile, Gregg Wylde was an unused substitute in Scotland Under-21s' 3-0 victory over Luxembourg at St Mirren Park.