Despite being part of the international set-up for more than three years, Everton left-back Baines has only one previous competitive appearance - as a substitute for Cole in last year's European Championship qualifier against
But the 27-year-old is significantly more experienced than the other left-back in the squad, Cole's Chelsea team-mate
Friday's Group H game in
It would have been Cole's 99th but for the ankle injury that forced him to pull out of the match - a problem the 31-year-old has been struggling with since Chelsea's UEFA Super Cup defeat against Atletico Madrid on Friday.
He was set to be reassessed on Sunday to determine whether he would be fit for England's home game against
It was unclear whether his ankle injury was related to the long-standing issue that has needed to be managed after matches for club and country.
The Chelsea captain seemed completely untroubled by his recent neck injury as he headed several balls during the session of more than an hour.
Sixteen of England's 22 remaining players trained yesterday, with those involved in matches on Sunday restricted to gym work: captain
Hodgson allowed the session to remain open to the media throughout after it was initially scheduled to take place behind closed doors after the first 15 minutes.
Then, England racked up easy 3-0 and 4-0 wins but Hodgson was so determined for his players not to take Friday's match lightly that he will order them to imagine they were playing
He said: "If we are not aware of the fact that this is a major hurdle of the 10 hurdles we have to jump over, then we would be very, very foolish.
"And, certainly, my message to the players is that, 'I don't care if they are called
"And if it turns out that perhaps they are not that good after all then I will be very happy."
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere hopes the latest operation on his troublesome ankle will prove the last as he looks to recover full fitness for both club and country next season.