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England player ratings

Marks out of 10 for the England players in their friendly 3-2 win against Colombia in New Jersey.

David James - 5: Patchy. Made some good saves but the Manchester City keeper was partly at fault for Colombia's opening goal.

Phil Neville - 6: Did not get forward as often as brother Gary usually does from right-back but a solid enough performance defensively.

Glen Johnson - 5: Looked like a fish out of water in the centre of defence. Caught in possession far too often and suspect positionally.

Zat Knight - 7: Impressive again. Looked like a solid figure in the centre of defence. Made some good tackles and had real authority.

Ashley Cole - 6: Looked to support Joe Cole as often as possible, but was often preoccupied with his defensive requirements.

David Beckham - 7: Busy. Looked to get on the ball as often as possible, made some crunching tackles and put in some trademark crosses.

Jermaine Jenas - 6: Sound if unspectacular. Looked to get forward but was always mindful of his defensive responsibilities.

Michael Carrick - 8: Industrious. Superb discipline sitting in front of the back four, broke up a lot of Colombian play and provided a defensive shield.

Joe Cole - 8: Continues to grow in confidence. Might have scored in the first minute and played a good through ball for Michael Owen's opener.

Peter Crouch - 7: Struggled to impose himself on the match at first but showed some nimble footwork and his pass led to Michael Owen's second.

Michael Owen - 9: STAR MAN His hat-trick takes him to fourth in England's scoring list. Showed he has lost none of his predatory instinct.


Robert Green (Replaced James, 45 minutes) - 6: Looked nervous. Made some good saves but his handling was suspect at times.

Kieron Richardson (Replaced Beckham, 73 minutes) - 5: Did not make the impact he did on his debut against the USA.

Jermain Defoe (Replaced Owen, 73 minutes) - 5: Had little chance to make his mark

Alan Smith (Replaced Crouch, 73 minutes) - 5: His poor header led to Colombia's second.