England vs. Brazil: Rating Both Sets of Players from International Friendly

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England vs. Brazil: Rating Both Sets of Players from International Friendly
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England beat Brazil 2-1 in their international friendly Wednesday to record their first win over the South American giants since Bobby Robson's side in 1990.

On a night built as the celebration of Ashley Cole's 100th appearance and the 150th year of the Football Association, it was only fair that another one of England's veterans, Frank Lampard, netted the game-winning goal after Wayne Rooney's earlier effort had been cancelled out by Fred.

Brazil would be left to rue what could have been with brilliant chances falling to both Neymar and Ronaldinho throughout the match—the latter of which had his penalty saved earlier by Joe Hart.

Credit must also be given to the Three Lions' youngsters here who, despite making some mistakes, held their own against a side largely expected to run over the top of them and came away from Wembley Stadium with a deserved win.

Read on for a full list of player ratings from this match.

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