Some adventurous fans watched the match from a nearby hillside!
Tottenham's Winks was denied a goal on his debut when his shot was well saved by Ernestas Setkus, but it was Lithuania - who won only once in Group F - who threatened most; Jack Butland was forced into a good stop as Keane nearly inadvertently sent the ball into his own net, while Deivydas Matulevicius spurned a late opportunity.
Jack Butland was a calm presence at the back on Sunday night!
If the wet weather didn't dampen the away fans' spirits, the Three Lions' at-times tedious approach to attacking football might have.
With Wembley barely half full, England endured the indignity of supporters becoming so bored with the limp display that they took more pleasure in throwing paper aeroplanes onto the field and cheering pitch invaders.
England star Marcus Rashford provided one of the highlights of an otherwise dour first-half with a jinking run against Lithuania on Sunday evening.
Winks' senior global bow at least gave Southgate something positive to take from a forgettable evening in Lithuania, who could have taken a point with more composed finishing.
Commenting on the manner of their victory in Vilnius, he said: "Put today into context; we made seven changes".
Lithuania continued to look for a goal and were not content by simply shutting up shop but despite a few well-worked moves, were unable to find a way past Butland.
"He (Southgate) as got to rely on what he's got".
It's fair to assume that this wouldn't have been an issue had England not been so tortuous to watch during the hour and 12 minutes before Sturridge's introduction.