England beat Croatia as Slaven Bilic's team hit the dirt with Walcott peppering them with some fine marksmanship. Walcott walked off with three goals and a porn star in hand. But this is better news for Arsenal as it needs Walcott to pull the trigger more often.
Capello's men forgot to hit the self destruct button as they entered the Maksimir Stadion. The Three Lions stood proud and blunted Luka Modric and the busy Ivica Olic. The turning point was the ugly Robert Kovac foul on Joe Cole which led to a spigot of blood as Cole collapsed on the field. I was reminded of anatomy class. Kovac got his deserved marching orders. The English squad took the Croatians to task after that. David James held firm as there were no Paul Robinson like bloopers.
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