Lampard inspired England to victory over Spain

Frank Lampard scores his 23rd England goal in the match against Spain.

A second-half goal earned England a 1-0 victory over the world champions Spain at Wembley. England manager Fabio Capello missed his son's wedding in Italy but his side brought him double joys.
Spain dominated the possession and played with their time-honoured trick but wasted their chances. England was defensive through-out, absorbing the opponent's attacks. Lampard and Cole were at the top of their game while the rest looked nervous. They successfully hold the visitors for first half, conceding no goals. 
Spain had three major substitutions in the break, Juan Mata for Silva, Cesc Fabregas for Xavi and Pepe Reina for Iker Casillas.
Just four minutes after the start of second-half, the hosts broke the deadlock. Frank Lampard nodded the ball into the net, when it came of the post as Bent headed downwards on Milner's in-swing free kick. 
Spain looked for an immediate response when Villa struck the ball on the side-net after he went round Joe Hart. Villa was again unlucky when his left-foot half volley hit the post.
Spain missed many chances while they started to loose their composure. Sergio Ramos was booked for his two-footed lunge on Bent and just a minute later Fabregas was also given a yellow card for a flying jump into Jagielka.
Cesc Fabregas shot from outside the box was saved by Hart but he could have easily equalised in 89th minute when he rolled the ball wide, after Villa found him unmarked in-front of the goal.


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