England revel in underdog role

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England revel in underdog role

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Wayne Rooney’s return to England’s starting line-up may have brought about the right result but it failed to reveal any real improvements.

The goal that made the difference had more to do with disastrous defending as Ukraine allowed Steven Gerrard’s cross to enter the penalty box almost unimpeded. A victory that exceeded expectations in manager Roy Hodgson’s own words…