Chelsea's Lampard: Rooney goal up with England best

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard hailed Wayne Rooney's goal in England's draw against Brazil.

The Manchester United striker scored his team’s second goal of the night which gave England a 2-1 lead they held until six minutes from time when Paulinho equalised for Brazil.

Lampard said: “He [Rooney] is up there with Barnes now because of the quality of the goal and Ox deserves credit as well for his goal.

“The shine has been taken off that it wasn’t a winning goal but it doesn’t matter too much. We wanted to win but there is a lot of credit to be taken from the performance. The big games [World Cup qualifiers] are the ones that are coming up that we need points from."

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