The Italian insisted the result was a good start to the campaign and that England had created enough chances to win the game.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We played a good game and, for me, the most important thing is to see the spirit of the team and also the physical condition of the players,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Capello, who turns 64 on Friday, the same day England take on Algeria in their second Group C match.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We had seven or eight chances. That is good football.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“But it is not enough just to create the chances. To win we have to score. Twice we were in front of the goal, once with Shaun Wright-Phillips, once with Emile Heskey.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Robert Green has received a wealth of criticism from the British media following his gaffe which allowed Clint Dempsey to level the scores.
But Capello defended his choice for the No.1 jersey.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“I decided on Green because he played very well in the last game against Platinum Stars and also against Mexico at Wembley, and in the second-half last night he played very well and made a really important save,Ã¢â‚¬Â he added.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Goalkeepers make mistakes. This is part of football, you have to accept that.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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