The Northern Echo: Five questions that will be answered by the Ukraine game

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Sept. 11, 2012, 11:08 a.m. | Sports — by The Northern Echo

Ukraine team boss Oleg Blokhin
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Having kicked off their World Cup qualifying campaign with a resounding 5-0 win over Moldova on Friday, England return to action with a home game against Ukraine tonight. Chief Sports Writer Scott Wilson raises five questions that will be answered at Wembley.

With Andriy Shevchenko and Andriy Voronin both having retired from international football, Ukraine boss Oleg Blokhin will be forced to name an experimental attack at Wembley.

Nevertheless, Ukraine will offer considerably more threat than Moldova did, and it will be interesting to see how England's makeshift central defence copes.

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