Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/6/13
England claimed their first win over Brazil in nearly a quarter of a century as they won 2-1 at Wembley. On a memorable night, which saw Ashley Cole claim his 100th cap for his country, England went ahead on 27 minutes through Wayne Rooney. His goal came just moments after Joe Hart had brilliantly kept out Ronaldinho's penalty but, just after the break, Brazil substitute Fred flashed home an excellent equaliser and not long after he struck the woodwork. But it was another replacement - Frank Lampard - who ensured England beat Brazil for the first time in 23 years as the midfielder side-footed home clinically from the edge of the box to give Roy Hodgson's side victory. England looked dangerous early on with Jack Wilshere impressing on his return to the international stage, but he was adjudged to have handled a Ronaldinho cross, which gave the Atletico Mineiro man a chance to open the scoring. However, on his 100th appearance for his country, Ronaldinho saw his shot parried by Ha...
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