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90'Defoe hit a shot over the bar after Lampard's run for him set him up outside the box. Three minutes added on.
89'Belhadj's free-kick forces James into a save. Algeria finishing the stronger here.
88'Lampard shoots wide from 25 yards.
88'Off, Hassan Yebda. On, Djamel Mesbah.
85'Medhi Lacen. The Algerian is booked for a foul on SWP on the half way line.
84'Off, Gareth Barry. On, Peter Crouch.
82'Algeria are labouring as the game enters the last ten minutes. England need a strong finish.
81'Off, Karim Ziani. On, Adlene Guedioura.
78'Another corner. With the clock ticking, England need take advantage but it's Lampard's corner which is cleared this time.
76'Defoe forces another corner. Better from England.
75'Corner to England and Defoe almost has an instant impact after Gerrard's pass to him is cut out. Wasted corner from the captain though, as it's headed clear by the first defender.
74'Off, Ryad Boudebouz. On, Djamel Abdoun.
74'Off, Emile Heskey. On, Jermain Defoe.
73'Rooney flashes a long range shot wide of the goal.
70'Heskey's cross is diverted over for a corner. Barry swings it over and Gerrard's header is saved.
66'SWP wins a free-kick for England on the right after skipping around his man. Come on, make this count!
64'A poor back pass from Terry almost lets Karim Matmour in on goal, but luckily James was out quickly to clear.
63'Off, Aaron Lennon. On, Shaun Wright-Phillips. England's first substitution of the night as SWP replaces Lennon on the right.
62'Lennon clips a cross into the area which is just too high for Rooney.
59'Yahia blasts the resulting free-kick wide of the target. Relief for England, as they could quite easily have gone behind there.
58'Jamie Carragher. The England defender is booked for a foul on Yebda on the edge of the area. That caution will see him suspended for Wednesday's game.
57'Algeria force a corner. The second half hasn't got any better for England.
55'Gerrard pulls a ball back into the area when he could've perhaps shot, allowing Algeria to clear for a corner.
52'Heskey wastes a good opening after receiving the ball on the right, by crossing over the bar.
48'Rooney's flick into the path of Gerrard is just cut out by Bougherra.
47'Anther Yahia hits a free-kick from 30 yards, but it's well blocked by the defensive wall.
46'England get the second half underway, with no changes being made at the break by Capello.
43'Rooney fires in another shot, but Bolhi is equal to it again, as half-time approaches.
39'Barry stings the hands of Bolhi with a low left-footer from 25 yards.
37'Gerrard fires another shot high and wide, after Johnson's centre was only half cleared.
33'Best move and chance so far for England. Lennon places a cross into the area from the right after a flowing move, and after the ball lands at Lampard's feet 12 yards out, his left shot is well saved by Bolhi.
30'Gerrard forces Bolhi into a save, after trading passes with Rooney. Much better from the Three Lions. They now need to build on this momentum.
27'John Terry receives treatment, after receiving a stray boot in the head.
26'Algeria almost gift England an opportunity as Heskey wins possession on the edge of the area and slips a pass into the box for Rooney but he finds his run blocked and then pulls his man back to give away a free-kick.
25'Fabio Capello's voice can be heard booming out like a tenor from the touchline, as he shows his obvious frustration at England's performance thus far.
23'Algeria currently the better team. Just forced a corner after Barry cleared Yebda's cross. Fortunately for England, James makes a fine catch from Nadir Belhadj's flag-kick.
20'Hassan Yebda forces James into a save after heading Ziani's cross goalwards.
20'Wayne Rooney tries a shot from the edge of the area, but it is half blocked and Rais Bolhi makes the save.
18'Ziani shows a great bit of skill to outsmart both Frank Lampard and Lennon in midfield, but his final pass comes to nothing. Algeria seemingly growing in confidence as the game progresses.
17'Karim Ziani delivers a wicked cross from the left, which is left by the England defence for James to collect.
15'Ryad Boudebouz tries his luck with a shot from 30 yards, but hits the ball harmlessly wide.
15'Gerrard shoots high over the bar from just outside the area, after being set-up by Aaron Lennon.
12'Gareth Barry's corner from the right picks out Heskey at the far post, but he is penalised for climbing over his marker in order to head the ball.
11'David James has to punch away a deep cross in the area, luckily it lands with Glen Johnson who just about clears the danger.
06'Gerrard picks out Ashley Cole's run into the box, but Madjid Bougherra makes a well timed tackle to keep the left-back at bay.
05'Algeria look content to sit back and hit England on the counter attack, which they almost do following that earlier Gerrard effort.
04'Gerrard's high cross from the left almost catches out Rais M Bolhi, but he manages to recover and catch the ball.
03'Steven Gerrard's free-kick from the left is aimed towards Emile Heskey in the box, but Algeria get it clear.
01'Algeria start on the attack, within the first minute, but England comfortably deal with the early salvo.
KOThe national anthem was absolutely belted out by all eleven England players as we wait to kick-off in Cape Town. With fantastic support all over the Green Point Stadium, England are now ready. It's Algeria who get us underway.