England coach Fabio Capello has hit back at Franz Beckenbauer's "kick and rush" claims. Capello is clearly unhappy with Beckenbauer's comments - both in their delivery, which he found needless, and their accuracy, because he believes them to be plain wrong.
"I am surprised by his comments," he told BBC Radio Five Live.
"When you speak about another team you should always respect them. It is easy to speak about a team when you sit in the stand. But you have to see the game live.
"We didn't play the long ball. We played a lot of passes and had chances to score.
"For this reason, I don't understand what Beckenbauer said."