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Hodgson hails England as Brazil beaten

February 7, 2013
By ESPN staff
England coach Roy Hodgson said he was delighted with his team's display as they beat Brazil 2-1 in a prestige friendly at Wembley.

Goals from Wayne Rooney and Frank Lampard earned the win for England – only their fourth ever over the five-time World Cup winners, for whom Fred had equalised.

Hodgson told BBC Radio Five Live: "It's my first crack at Brazil as a manager, and I'm delighted to have been able to oversee a victory. It was an all-round performance from the team, there ...

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