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England vs. Ecuador: Live Player Ratings for the Three Lions

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 30: Alberto Rodriguez of Peru closes down Ross Barkley of England during the international friendly match between England and Peru at Wembley Stadium on May 30, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
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Sam TigheWorld Football Tactics Lead WriterJune 4, 2014

England will play their second World Cup warm-up match of the offseason on Wednesday, taking on fellow qualifiers Ecuador.

It's loosely a rematch of the 2006 edition's round of 16 matchup, but more a second chance for Roy Hodgson's men to step up their fitness and tactical readiness for the tournament proper later this month.

What system will the Three Lions trial, who will play and who looks closest to securing a starting spot?

We will be live rating the England players as the substitutes trickle in.

England XI

England XI
PlayerPositionH/T RatingF/T Rating
FosterGK66
MilnerRB55
JonesCB66
SmallingCB55
ShawLB65
LampardCM65
WilshereCM54
ChamberlainRW88
BarkleyAMC77
RooneyLW66
LambertST77
Subs
FlanaganRBN/A6
SterlingLWN/A5
StonesLBN/A6
WelbeckSTN/AN/A
HendersonAMCN/AN/A
LallanaCMN/AN/A
B/R UK

Foster: First thing he did was pick the ball out the back of his net. Distribution poor.

Milner: Struggled with Montero, touch was off, looked exhausted early on. No better in midfield.

Shaw: Contributed to the mess-up for Ecuador's first goal, looked quite poor overall.

Jones: Committed, but didn't make much of an impact overall.

Smalling: Blamed for the goal after losing his man. 

Lampard: Did OK as a conduit for possession; lacked impact defensively. Looked out of place.

Wilshere: Did very, very little on the ball. Quite the disappointing effort. Subbed off injured.

Oxlade-Chamberlain: The best player on the pitch by half-time. Full of energy, creativity and running.

Barkley: Very silky, quick and technical. A real live-wire on the ball. Awesome showing.

Rooney: Looked awful up until the one-yard tap-in ball, then looked a man-possessed afterward.

Lambert: Passed well, linked well, moved well. Hit the post.

 

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