Gerrard praises England's 'character'

June 11, 2003
Steven Gerrard paid tribute to England's resolute and determined fight back following the team's 2-1 win over Slovakia in Wednesday's Euro 2004 qualifer at Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium.

'We had to show a lot of character but at half-time we never thought the game was in danger', commented the England playmaker.

'We were passing it comfortably and creating chances - and we knew we had the character to come back.

'We were trying to win it in the first 20 minutes ...

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