(PRWEB UK) 22 May 2014
DSG will be providing extended coverage on football.co.uk of the first World Cup warm-up match featuring the 23-man World Cup squad. Peru should provide a decent test and good experience for when England face Uruguay in their second match but also a chance to build an understanding. Hodgson should now have a favoured starting eleven and will be keen for them to develop an understanding as a team and of the tactics Hodgson will employ in Brazil.
Roy Hodgson surprised many by giving youth a chance at the 2014 World Cup. The England squad contains only six players with any World Cup experience but does contain players that are arguably more gifted technically than physically with Rooney again the focus despite never having scored a World Cup goal. DSG believe this will be a great game and a great opportunity for supporters to send them off in style.
“Its time to get behind the England team now as the countdown is now well within the one month to go mark. The 23-man squad has a nice balance of youth and experience to it and it’s great in a way that expectations are not unrealistic for the team’s chances especially with such a difficult group. All three teams that England face in their group stage will provide a different tactical challenge and it will be interesting to read into the team selection against Peru. The Peru match is the last friendly at Wembley before the team move to Miami to acclimatise to the conditions and heat they must play in at the World Cup.”
Jason Hope, Content Manager of DSG believes that this match will provide the first opportunity for England to shine and provide them with a great send off to Brazil “The squad that Hodgson announced is more or less a good looking squad with perhaps the exception of the right-back position for me. This England squad has the potential for skilful and attractive football as well as providing solid defensive cover. The Peru match provides the first opportunity for this team to start gelling as a squad, with a few further warm-ups before the crucial first match against Italy. We will be covering the match live on football.co.uk as well as via our social media channels on Facebook, Google+ and Twitter.”
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