World Cup Qualifying: Ukraine Seeks Revenge At Wembley Stadium

It is likely England will keep the same starting line-up as their previous match, with the exception of John Terry who has been ruled out. This will more then likely see Joleon Lescott team up with Gary Cahill. Theo Walcott will take no further part of the England camp, the 24 year-old was sent home after coming down with an illness. Daniel Sturridge has also been struggling with stomach cramps, he has been isolated from the team but should be fit to play at Wembley.

With Terry, Cole and Walcott all being withdrawn from the squad, Hodgson has called up Adam Lallana, Jake Livermore and Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling. Many have criticised the call up of Raheem Sterling, who has only one youth cap for the England Under 19's, arguing the youngster is not ready for the pressures that comes with being in the England senior side.

The challenge that awaits England is a strong and experienced Ukrainian side who are led by captain Anatoliy Tymoshchuk who will win his 121st cap against England. With the retirement of Andriy Shevchenko, Serbian born Marko Devic and the exciting youngster Roman Zozulya will lead the line in search of goals.

Oleh Blokhin's side will play positive football in search of early goals which should open the game up significantly. However, it will be uncertain if Hodgson's men will revert to playing the more conservative style they are accustomed to against a stronger opposition.

773469
  • Apple, India Officials To Meet Next Week

    “We would very much like Apple to come and have a base in India, they have a base in China, and China is under stress,” said Ravi Shankar Prasad, India’s minister of communications and information technology.
  • ISIS Destroys Roman Amphitheater In Palmyra

    The militant group blew up the facade of the Unesco World Heritage site — built in the second century — and a four-sided monument, according to the Syrian state-run news agency.