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Capello defends England experiment against France
Sky Sports, November 18th, 2010 4:41PM

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England coach Fabio Capello hit back at the English press, which lambasted him following England's 2-1 loss to France -- a game in which England was dominated.

"All the time I have been reading 'You have to put the young players in, young players, young players'," said Capello. "This time I put the young players in and we are speaking about the result and the difference between the English and French players."

Capello looked on the positive side of the experiment.

"I am not worried," he said. "First of all we found really good players, like [Andy] Carroll, who will be important for the future and can play more important games in Euro qualification. The other players will be young and better the next time they play. Without experience, it is impossible to put young players on the pitch and expect them to play well."

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