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Posted 11 September 2012 11:47pm
Jermain Defoe earned his 51st England cap in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifying match against Ukraine - and we followed his every move.
The striker was denied an 18th goal for his country in the first half and went on to complete the full 90 minutes as Frank Lampard's late penalty rescued a point.
It actually took until the 10th minute for JD to get his first touch of the ball as Ukraine started brightly.
Here's his night at Wembley...
8.41 - Tried to get onto Gerrard's pass, just too long for him, still to get first touch.
9.46 - First touch and Jermain exploded into life. Strength to get away from Yarmolenko, burst between two defenders and fired home from 20 yards - but goal disallowed for foul on Yarmolenko.
12.03 - Sharp pass into feet, did well to hold onto possession from Khacheridi, kept the ball by playing back to Gerrard.
18.29 - Tried to get onto Cleverley's clip down the right channel, ball shepherded out by Rakitskiy.
19.23 - Received ball from Baines' pass from left, one-touch lay-off to Cleverley.
21.19 - Clever flick from Gerrard's pass into path of Milner, Pyatov out to collect.
23.46 - Wide left to take pass from Baines, lost ball under pressure from Khacheridi.
33.08 - Clattered by Khacheridi, free-kick awarded.
33.33 - Chance at far post from Gerrard's cross, headed back across goal, Cleverley denied point-blank by Pyatov.
37.20 - Onto poor clearance, skipped away from Rotan, played ball back to Gerrard.
38.02 - Ukraine score, Konoplienka, 0-1.
HT - England 0-1 Ukraine
45.57 - Up for high ball with Tymoschuk, caught him slightly in the air, yellow card.
47.52 - Ball fizzed into Jermain with his back to goal, Rakitskiy slid in, three men around him, lost possession.
51.34 - Sharp to get onto loose ball from Lampard's tackle, controlled on edge of box, Lampard joined in play and volleyed wide.
60.01 - Onto loose pass down the left, looked for Cleverley, ball cleared.
61.22 - Skipped over Khacheridi 20 yards out, poked the ball wide to Baines, move broke down.
72.04 - Milner's cross just too high as Jermain tried to meet it six yards out.
75.35 - Dropped deeper to pick up pass from Welbeck, turned, in space, carried forward a few yards before firing just over from 25 yards.
77.27 - Fouled Khacheridi trying to get onto long pass down the left channel.
78.37 - Deep again to link up with Welbeck who dribbled into box but eventually crowded out.
83.44 - Up with Khacheridi for Gerrard's long ball, did enough to force a poor defensive header, play ended with Sturridge's cross and a penalty appeal, Garmash on Welbeck, not awarded.
86.08 - England equalise, Frank Lampard penalty, 1-1.
91.03 - Tried to get onto Lampard's ball, left side near the byline, skipped off the surface and out for goal kick.
94.07 - Onto Lampard's flick, beat Gusev, Rakitskiy on the cover to clear, last attack of match.
FT - England 1-1 Ukraine