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Last Updated: Sunday September 06 2009 11:30 GMT

England beat Slovenia in friendly

England celebrate goal

England warmed up for Wednesday's World Cup qualifier with a 2-1 win against Slovenia at Wembley on Saturday.

Frank Lampard was first to score from the penalty spot, with Jermain Defoe scoring the second, his fifth goal in his last three England appearances.

Zlatan Ljubijankic took advantage of poor defending to score with a header after 85 minutes but England held on.

England will take on Croatia in their next match and victory will see them qualify for the South Africa World Cup.