England and Algeria change keepers
England and Algeria both made goalkeeping changes for Friday's World Cup Group C game following costly blunders in their opening matches.sports Updated: Jun 18, 2010 23:30 IST
England and Algeria both made goalkeeping changes for Friday's World Cup Group C game following costly blunders in their opening matches.
Fabio Capello replaced Robert Green with the experienced David James after Green allowed a tame Clint Dempsey shot to squeeze past him in England's 1-1 draw with the United States.
Gareth Barry, recovered from an ankle injury, gets his first action of the tournament as a holding midfielder, with captain Steven Gerrard moved out wide with licence to support retained strike duo Wayne Rooney and Emile Heskey.
With Ledley King injured, Jamie Carragher starts at centre back alongside former captain John Terry, with Glen Johnson in at right back.
Algeria coach Rabah Saadane brings in Rais Ouheb Mbouli after Faouzi Chaouchi's similar mistake gifted Slovenia a 1-0 win in their first game.
The only other change is the introduction of Ryad Boudebouz for Rafik Djebbour up front. Abdelkader Ghezzal is unavailable through suspension after his red card after coming off the bench in the opener.
First Published: Jun 18, 2010 23:25 IST