England 1 – 0 Ukraine
France 0 – 2 Sweden
They say that luck in football does not counteract previous events. As an Englishman, I find that hard to believe this morning with quite rightly, Ukranian ire focussed on the officials who should have gone to a high street chain of opticians that I won’t name because they have not paid for advertising space.
John Terry’s back of the net clearance would have changed the game in Donetsk last night but such was the waywardness of their opponents finishing, it is hard to credit that a goal for the hosts would have resulted in anything more than a point for either side. That would not have changed the pecking order in the group with France being beaten by the Swedes. It...