France Vs. England, Euro 2012: Double Sub For England

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Scott Parker are coming off for Jermain Defoe and Jordan Henderson respectively as England shift to a 4-4-2 in an attempt to earn what would really be a vital two points from a 1-1 draw. Whether that's wise is an open question - they're setting themselves up to be dominated in midfield and there's still fifteen minutes or so left int he tie. Of course, considering how weak Adil Rami and Phillippe Mexes have looked so far today, England have a very good argument for a two-striker formation.

France are still putting on the pressure, though. England's defence has trouble clearing a free kick, and a corner soon follows from which Yohan Cabaye rips a volley towards Joe Hart's right-hand post. The goalkeeper's never going to get there, but the ball is diverted behind thanks to an excellent touch by Danny Welbeck and England are safe. They nearly reply with Ashley Young bursting down the left, but his cross is well cut out by Hugo Lloris. This has been rather fun.

We have live coverage in our France vs. England, Euro 2012 StoryStream. For more on Euro 2012 and the entire world of football, follow @SBNationSoccer on twitter.

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