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England coach looking for finished article

"I have to check on the form before the qualifiers but experimenting is finished," explained Capello. "I know the players very well now.

"It is an important game because I hope to get the answers from the players that I hope to achieve. I hope to get what I expect.

"When I started working with the players they were a bit scared and afraid. After, a lot of players played better.

"It's not fear about me but it was soon after not qualifying and for the players it was like an examination or test. It is not so.

"I think they know me, what I ask of them, about my style, the movement around the pitch - they know and it's better now.

"The first and second games were different teams and it was hard enough. I think they know better because at the end of the season we had 10 days together."


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