Euro 2012 qualifiers: England 0-0 Montenegro
Rooney was twice denied brilliantly by Montenegro keeper Mladen Bozovic
England were frustrated by Montenegro as their flawless start to the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign was ended in a goalless stalemate.
Fabio Capello's side dominated possession but, with Wayne Rooney a subdued
figure, were lacking in ideas and invention to break down a team that
And after surviving the best England had to offer, it was Montenegro who
came closest to snatching the victory when Milan Jovanovic - who had
England had opportunities of their own, but Montenegro keeper Mladen Bozovic emerged as his side's hero with crucial saves from Rooney and Gareth Barry late on.
Capello gave a first England cap to Bolton's 33-year-old striker Kevin Davies, the country's oldest
debutant for 60 years, and while he gave a lively cameo which also
In contrast, the Montenegro celebrations reflected the importance of the result for the visitors, but it was a
bitter disappointment for England after opening their assault on Euro