Inside Wembley: Capello latest on Rooney
Latest from the FA at Wembley: Fabio Capello confirmed Wayne Rooney will start for England against Switzerland in Basle tonight.Rooney was in red-hot form at Wembley on Friday and had a hand in all of England s goals in their 4-0 victory over Bulgaria. Cap
News from the FA at Wembley: Fabio Capello confirmed Wayne Rooney will start for England against Switzerland in Basle tonight.
Rooney was in red-hot form at Wembley on Friday and had a hand in all of England's goals in their 4-0 victory over Bulgaria.
Capello wants a top performance from Rooney tonight, in what the manager says will to be one of England's toughests tests in Group G.
"Rooney will play," said Capello. "I have spoken with him. He was really, really good against Bulgaria and he will be in a good situation tomorrow. The performance from him that I will see tomorrow will be the same that I saw at Wembley.
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"During training, he was really good and I spoke with him and he's happy to play. The players know what they have to do.
"I also think, for us, what's really important is the performance on the pitch. I am a Manager, they are players and you have to play to win. We are focused on the game.
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"Every victory is really important and in Switzerland it's important because I think they are one of the strongest teams in the group. But all the games you play, you have to win because this group is very balanced.