LONDON (Sporting Alert) — England has made one change from team that hammered Moldova last Friday for tonight’s 2014 World Cup qualifier against a very tricky Ukraine side tonight.
The lone change sees defender Phil Jagielka coming in as a replacement for the injured John Terry.
It was believed that Gary Cahill, who played alongside Terry on a few occasions would have been the top choice, but manager Roy Hodgson has decide to go with the pair Jagielka and
As expected, Jermain Defoe will lead the attack once again, while veterans Frank Lampard, and Steven Gerrard will lead things from the middle.
Manchester United’s Tom Cleverley and Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also attacking options for Hodgson’s side.
Ukraine tonight will be hoping to find someone to step into the shoes of forward captain and leading scorer Andriy Shevchenko, who retired after the Euro 2012 tournament.
England: Hart; Johnson, Jagielka, Lescott, Baines; Milner, Gerrard, Lampard, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Cleverley; Defoe.
Ukraine: Piatov; Gusiev, Khacheridi, Rakitskiy, Selin; Tymoschuk; Garmash, Yarmolenko, Rotan, Konoplianka; Zozulia.