Who between Jay DeMerit and Oguchi Onyewu would partner captain Carlos Bocanegra at the heart of the defense would be a big question for Bradley. Onyewu has just retuned to action after recovering from his long-term injury and the AC Milan player could not yet get his rhythm back. Bornstein would be on the left back, while Cherundolo is most likely to be featured on the right back position.
Sloppy passing and ordinary defending were even vivid in
In the midfield, Lampard and Gerrard both have attacking intent. So, it is a question that in the absence of Gareth Barry who would play the defensive role. If Capello deploys Milner or Carrick as holding midfielder, then he might have to play with a lone striker which may not be a good idea, given that Rooney needs to operate freely in the area with a striker up front.
Moreover, giving the defensive role to Gerrard may take its toll on
Considering all the factors, it could be a 2-0 victory for