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

Ukrainian midfielder Anatoliy Tymoshchuk (R) vies with English forward Wayne Rooney during the Euro 2012 football championships match England vs Ukraine.

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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