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  • England 1-0 Wales: Young great-strike, Earnshaw horrible-miss

    England will almost certainly step into the finals of Euro 2012 after 1-0 win over Wales in Group G qualifier on Tuesday (09/06/2011)

    Currently, the UK firm at the top standings with 17 points. They only need a draw while undergoing the last match against Montenegro, Oct. 7, to get a ticket to the final round.

    England dominated possession in the first half, namely 64 percent. Unfortunately, these gains could not be utilized properly by the British.

    "The Three Lions 'difficulties in dismantling the visitors' defense lead by Neil Taylor. Fabio Capello's troops even Wales rarely threatened goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey who was escorted by.

    In fact, Rooney is plotted as a lone striker should come down to pick up the ball because of the lack of supply of ball from the middle.

    Luckily, the British effort to fruition in the 37th minute. Receiving a cross from Downing from the right side, Ashley Young grabbed the ball with his right foot. The ball had barged into the goal without being able to be driven by Hennessey.

    England still look dominant early in the second half. But unfortunately, they still fail to use it. "The Three Lions' which had been threatened several times, but none that produce results.

    Obtained by Young golden opportunity in the 46th minute. Unfortunately, although Young has failed to subjugate free-standing Hennessey. While the threat of Gareth Barry and Frank Lampard have not met the target.

    Entering the 65th minute, Wales trying to get out of pressure. They slowly began to build an attack though often failed in the hands of the host defense.

    Wales best chance they obtained by substitute Robert Earnshaw in the 76th minute. feed cooked from Darcy Blake he should be able to convert into goals. Due to lack of calm, the ball soared high above England crossbar.

    Ahead of the game ended, the host did not seem too eager to add goals. England wing side not so active as the first half. Young was so aggressive that initially show no love agility. While Adam Johnson, who replaced the role of Downing appeared normal.

    The result was a lot of opportunities created by the British. 1-0 The position was eventually retained.

    Team Line-up:

    England: Joe Hart, Ashley Cole, John Terry, Gary Cahill, Chris Smalling, Gareth Barry, Frank Lampard (Scott Parker 73), Stewart Downing (Adam Johnson 79), James Milner, Ashley Young, Wayne Rooney (Andy Carroll 89 )

    Wales: Wayne Hennessey, Ashley Williams, Gareth Bale, Chris Gunter, Neil Taylor, Andrew Crofts, Joe Ledley, Darcy Blake, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Collison (Andrew King 85), Steve Morison (Robert Earnshaw 67)


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