I think we've finally (or perhaps just for this tournament because of the lack of expectation/Hodgson's late arrival) realised that beating teams such as Germany and Spain at their own game just simply isn't going to happen. Taking everything into account, I'd say that the current formation and tactics is playing to England's strengths and giving us the best possible chance of (relative) success given our squad.
I saw much worry on my Twitter feed over the performance and there were times when Ukraine looked dangerous, but overall I thought England put on a good, professional display. It was an obvious... more
with the tactical approach best suited to guiding us to progress within this tournament. The defensively disciplined, organised, rigid 442 formation he's introduced is for me the way forward in a... more