Originally Posted by NicholasCole
Yeah, I wondered why Kranjcar wasn't playing. He must be out with an injury or something, if he was fully fit I have no idea why he wouldn't be playing in a match of this caliber, he's an amazingly gifted playmaker when on form.
As for Capello, you're right, maybe he does know what he's doing! That'd be a first for England, no?
Yeah he's got an injury, although having said that, Rakitic who plays for Schalke and replaced him is also brilliant...
Someone rang up a phone in on tv last night and brought up how Italians and Spaniards don't really care about friendlies, but when it comes to the matches that matter, they always get it right. Looks like it could be true of our Italian