England 2-1 Switzerland

_44409829_jenas270 The Italian Job was performed perfectly as England beat Switzerland in Fabio Capello’s first game in charge. Even though England looked nervous in the opening periods, they got better as the game progressed and that is sure to please Capello. The team news was a bit of a surprise for everyone as England opted for a 4-5-1 formation with Rooney the lone striker and David Bentley and Joe Cole supporting him from the wings. Gareth Barry was given the role of a defensive midfielder with Gerrard and Jenas mastering the midfield. In the defense, Wes Brown and Ashley Cole were the full backs with Ferdinand and Upson in central defense. England seemed uncomfortable at first, probably they were low of confidence, and they were booed by the fans. But no sooner had the boos started, the impressive Joe Cole burst down the left and crossed for Jenas to score the opener. England grew confident after that and the Joe Cole and Rooney were combining well to create chances.

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