England 3 Egypt 1

Michael Carrick

Eng­land 3 Egypt 1, Wemb­ley Sta­dium, In­ter­na­tion­al Friendly Mat­ch, Mar­ch 3, 2010. The Three Li­ons came from a goal down to be­at Egypt by three goals to one in the friendly at Wem­bey. Man­chester United´s Mi­chael Car­rick came on as a sub­sti­tute for Frank Lam­pard at the break and the mid­fielder gave a good ac­count of him­self dur­ing the sec­ond ha­lf.

Bor­uss­sia Dort­mund at­tack­er Mo­hamed Zid­an gave the vis­it­ing out­fit the lead af­ter twenty-three min­utes, but Three Three Li­ons hit back early in the sec­ond ha­lf as Tot­ten­ham Hot­spur marks­man Pe­ter Crouch con­ver­ted a low cross from Gar­eth Bar­ry in the fifty-sixth min­ute of ac­tion. Spurred on by the equal­iser, Eng­land pushed hard for an­oth­er goal and it ar­rived when Man­chester City flanker Shaun Wright-Phil­lips ham­mered ho­me a re­bound from a Ja­mes Mil­ner shot in the sev­enty-fifth min­ute of the mid­week en­counter. But it was not over yet as Crouch ad­ded a third wi­th ten min­utes left of nor­mal time to hand Fa­bio Capello´s te­am a con­fid­ence-boost­ing three-one win. Eng­land Te­am: Rob Green, Wes Bro­wn, John Terry, Mat­thew Up­son, Leighton Baines, Theo Wal­cott, Frank Lam­pard, Gar­eth Bar­ry, Ste­ven Ger­rard, Way­ne Roo­ney, Jer­main De­foe. Sub­stitutes: Jo­leon Le­scott, Ry­an Shaw­cross, Ja­mes Mil­ner, Steph­en War­nock, Da­vid Beck­ham, Mi­chael Car­rick, Stew­art Down­ing, Shaun Wright-Phil­lips, Carlton Cole, Pe­ter Crouch, Emile Hes­key, Joe Hart, Da­vid Ja­mes. Egypt Te­am: Es­sam El Hadary, Wael Go­maa, Sayed Moawad, Hany Said, Ahmed El­mo­ha­mady, Ahmed Fathy, Hos­sam Ghaly, Hosny Abd Rabo, Ahmed Has­san , Emad Moteab, Mo­hamed Zid­an. Sub­stitutes: Mo­hamed Ab­del Shafy, Ab­delza­h­er El Saqqa, Mah­moud Fath­al­lah, Moat­a­sem Salem, Mo­hamed Aboutreika, Ahmed Eid, Ab­delaziz Taw­fik, Gedo, El Sayed Ham­dy, Ahmed Raouf, Amr Za­ki, Ab­del­wa­hed El Sayed.

 

Michael Carrick Quickfacts

Mi­chael Car­rick made his full de­but for Eng­land in a two-one friendly win over the Uni­ted States wit­nessed by 45,000 people at Sol­dier Field in Chica­go on the twenty-eighth of May 2005.

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