By Chris Wright
‘Patchy’ seems to be the buzzword in the press today to describe England’s performance in their 3-1 friendly win over Mexico last night.
Goals from Tottenham duo Ledley King and Peter Crouch gave England a 2-0 lead but Mexico pulled a goal back (following a corner, West Ham’s Guillermo Franco pounced on Leighton Baines unconvincing clearance to scramble the ball home) to make the score 2-1 at the break.
Shortly after the restart, Glen Johnson strode in from the right wing and duly dispatched a 20-yard cracker (with his supposedly weaker left foot) into the top corner to further extend England’s lead to 3-1.
On the surface the victory seems fairly decisive, but