LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Wayne Rooney will battle in England vs Wales 2011, Tuesday’s Euro 2012 Qualifier (en vivo on ESPN Deportes). England vs Wales 2011 is one of nearly a dozen qualifying matches tomorrow for Euro 2012. For Wales, however, these qualifying matches haven’t gone particular well. In Group G standings, England is ranked first, Wales ranked last. England has won four of its six matches, with no losses and two draws. Wales however has lost four of its five matches.
England last made news defeating Bulgaria effortlessly recently with a 0-3 final score. Rooney delivered a goal at the forty-five minute mark, following his earlier goal, twenty-one minutes into play. The third goal for England came from Gary Cahill.
The big surprise, however was England’s draw against Switzerland back in June. Before a sold out crowd at Wembley stadium, the Swiss delivered two goals from Tranquillo Barnetta. Barnetta scored two goals only three minutes apart, while Frank Lampard and Ashley Young delivered the points for England.
Wales last earned its only win against Montenegro. Steve Morison scored early followed by Aaron Ramsey at the fifty minute mark to get Wales a 2-1 victory. Click HERE for live scores Tuesday.
Rooney has been impressive, game-by-game, for Man United this season. Just days ago, Rooney delivered a hat trick to bring Manchester United its 8-2 stunning win against Arsenal. Days later, he delivered two of the three goals against Bulgaria.
As to professional play, Rooney has made clear his ambitions for the season. “When you’re at a club like Manchester United you pretty much know what the goals are. We want to win the Premier League, the Champions League and both the domestic cup competitions.” He added “Obviously, sometimes you fall short of that, but at United you’ve got to keep striving for it.”
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