Hodgson reiterated how important midfielder Wilshere is to England after victory over Scotland. The Arsenal star played the first half before being replaced.
Hodgson said: "He's very important to us. No question. He has that ability to unlock doors with his incredible footwork and that fantastic change of pace.
"For a young man he has a very good understanding of the game. He was caught in possession once which led to a counter, but we have to take responsibility for that. We're always preaching to players to be confident and bold and you'll pay the price sometimes."
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