England coach Steve McClaren paired Alan Smith with Michael Owen in attack against Germany at Wembley.
But Micah Richards, who was expected to get a place at the heart of the
England defence following his performances for Manchester City, was given the
right-back slot instead.
Joe Cole was handed a place on the left of midfield with David Beckham winning
his 97th cap on the right.
Germany's patched-up side included under-fire Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann
with Kevin Kuranyi and David Odonkor ...