victory that brought England to qualify for the second round after beating Slovenia 1-0 in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium,
PORT ELIZABETH - England managed to book a place in the second round of World Cup success in 2010 after beating Slovenia 1-0 in final Group C match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium yesterday.
Web single Jermaine Defoe brought the team to the guidance of Fabio Capello after the second round came in second place behind the United States, which also advanced after beating Algeria 1-0 in a match that took place simultaneously.
Defoe received the first UK network at minute 23 after rembatan volleyball in the penalty box sending James Milner cross from close range.
England appears to exhibit a different game than when they recorded a 0-0 draw last week met with Algeria to create several chances to score.
However the first half action saw Slovenia began providing early warning for England with a series of attacks including rembatan from outside the penalty box by Valter Birsa in the seventh minute.
Startled by the attack Slovenia, England began to organize the next steps the first half dominating the match with a convincing action over two games before meeting the United States and Algeria.
In Defoe's 30th minute to make kick from outside the penalty box but goalkeeper Slovenia, Samir Handanovic the successful rescue attempt when a number of tests, including the captain, Steven Gerrard failed to meet targets.
Three Lions squad will meet the winner of Group D to the second round and if successful record victory in the knockout stages they will be advanced to the quarter-final competition. - AP