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Goal.com: England - Ukraine Betting Preview

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Sept. 11, 2012, 7:58 p.m. | Sports — by Goal.com

Ukrainian midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (R) vies with English forward Wayne Rooney during the Euro 2012 football championships match England vs Ukraine.
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It's Roy Hodgson's first competitive game at Wembley as England manager and a win over Ukraine would put his side in charge of Group H from the outset. Adam Bate is backing them

England boss Roy Hodgson may remain no great advocate of possession for possession’s sake but the inclusion of Tom Cleverley as a classic No.10 indicates a shift in emphasis.

The 4-4-2 that dominated his thinking at Euro 2012 has given way to a more progressive 4-4-1-1 in the hope of taking the Three Lions that extra step – and the signs were good in Friday’s 5-0 rout of Moldova.

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