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Last Updated: Tuesday May 25 2010 07:49 GMT

In pics: England beat Mexico in friendly

England line up for friendly with Mexico

Fabio Capello's line up for the friendly against Mexico at Wembley. It's less than three weeks before England's first World Cup game against America.

Guillermo Franco and Ledley King fight for the ball

Guillermo Franco and Ledley King fight for the ball. In his first England appearance in three years, King helps his country take an early lead with a header.

Peter Crouch scores

Another header from Peter Crouch takes England's lead to 2-0.

Guillermo Franco celebrates goal

Guillermo Franco celebrates after getting past England's Leighton Baines to pull one back for Mexico, just before half time.

Glen Johnson scores

But two minutes after the break, Glen Johnson helps seal victory with a brilliant finish from 20 yards. It's his first goal for England.

Steven Gerard, Ledley King and Glen Johnson celebrate

Steven Gerard, Ledley King and Glen Johnson celebrate a 3-1 victory, despite a patchy performance. England play another friendly against Japan on Sunday.

Fabio Capello at England friendly

England manager Fabio Capello says the team's playing was "so-so". He has until 1 June to decide which 23 players he's taking to the World Cup in South Africa.