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Bozovic turns it around the post. Great effort.
Gerrard to take it. Final chance for England...
Free-kick again for England, Welbeck in some discomfort after the challenge from Krkotic. Nasty one.
Montenegro firm in defence though.
Milner brought down by Delibasic. Carrick and Young combine well and here come England.
Three minutes stoppage time to be played.
Left-foot volley from Gerrard straight at Bozovic and suddenly England look interested again.
Unbelievable punch from Bozovic - goes about 50 yards and nearly took his own player out after good work from England had seen Gerrard produce a shot.
Young in space down the left but he makes a hash of it, again.
Young brings England forward, but his pass towards Cole is dreadful.
Hart punches clear again and England can temporarily breathe.
Welbeck heads out the corner. Another corner awaits.
High over the bar.
Vucinic lines it up. Can the captain deliver?
Carrick may have got a touch on the ball but three England players at once could not dispossess Jovetic.
Gerrard with an optimistic effort from all of 30 yards. It dips and bounces just in front of the goalkeeper, but wide.
He may as well not have. Terrible cross.
Young feeds Welbeck and gets the ball back.
Another free-kick for England, this time on the right touchline. Gerrard to swing it in...
Montenegro stand firm but England looking to press now. They seem to finally be waking up.
Free-kick England, Young to deliver.
A substitution that probably should have been made at least ten minutes earlier.
Flares going off and the Montenegro fans are ecstatic. England have been rubbish in the second half, to put it mildly.
No, it was Johnson. But there was nothing in it. Corner for Montenegro.
Savic goes down in the box off the ball under the attention of former City team-mate Lescott perhaps?
Lescott, however, manages to clear his lines. Unconvincing to say the least.
Gave him the kiss of death by praising him two minutes ago!
Who drops it at his feet. It goes under his legs but fortuitously stops dead rather than going over the line. Nearly a humiliating goal to concede.
Montenegro corner given away cheaply by Johnson.
Bozovic is a match for the effort this time, not quite enough power from Rooney.
Welbeck brought down, Rooney to take the free-kick 20 yards out and central. Similar position to the one he scored against San Marino...
England free-kick from the right wing is cleared for a corner. Gerrard gets another bite at the cherry.
A pair of one-twos from Rooney and Gerrard give England some breathing space. But another misplaced pass allows Montenegro to get the ball back.
Vucinic with a deflected strike from 25 yards out and Hart does well to get down to the ball and smother.
Vucinic with a sidefoot volley over the bar. He was unmarked and he should have scored from eight yards out. Let off for England.
Montenegro straight down the other end and Jovetic scuffs a left-foot volley goalwards.
Hart punches clear.
Damjanovic and Jovetic with a decent interchange and the latter wins a corner off Cole.
Long throw by Volkov headed away by Milner.
England really untidy so far in the second period and Montenegro smell blood.
Bozovic comes out to claim.
Best chance so far for Montenegro. England all over the show since half-time.
Quickly taken free-kick saw Vucinic find space on the left side of the area. Milner tackles back well.
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All set for the second half now, my prediction is England 2-0. Love sticking my neck on the line.
Elsewhere in Group H, Ukraine lead Moldova 2-1 and Poland are 3-0 up at home to San Marino.
Looking at the replays of the Welbeck penalty claim, it looked even more of a nailed-on spot-kick than in real time.
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Lescott does really well to shepherd Vucinic away from the ball and draws a foul from the Montenegrin.
The referee stops play as Bozovic is down with what looks like a head injury.
England corner, Gerrard to send it in.
Savic goes in hard on Cleverley and England have a free-kick around 35 yards out. Not malicious challenge, but very physical.
Superb defensive header by Smalling as England have their backs to the wall temporarily.
Not sure about that one at all, yellow card harsh as looked to be contact.
Nope, free-kick to Montenegro and a yellow card to Welbeck.
Welbeck pushed to the ground by Savic, is it a penalty?
A scrappy couple of minutes with the ball stuck around the central third.
Great physical battle between Welbeck and Vucinic - the Man Utd man wins it on this occasion.
Vucevic curls one in to the danger zone but Hart does really well to collect and then distributes with a wonderful raking pass to Rooney all of 70 yards.
Corner for Montenegro after Lescott diverts the ball out of play.
Superb long pass picked up by Vukcevic, hugging the left touchline. But he brings it infield and loses possession.
Smalling with a long searching ball that can only find touch.
Milner and Gerrard with successive shots from inside the area but both are deflected away.
Carrick tackled unfairly by Jovetic in the centre circle.
Welbeck with a decent bit of skill to make space inside the left side of the box but as Man Utd fans have seen many times this season, a loose touch lets him down after initial good play.
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A very open game so far, England look a little shaky when Montenegro drive at them with pace.
Zverotic bundled over by Cleverley but the referee again tells a Montenegro man to pick himself up. Bozovic collects and crosses left footed. Deflected out for a corner for the hosts.
Loose pass from Milner picked up by Jovetic, but he fights to win the ball back.
Volkov lined up for the long throw and after swapping balls it turned out to be an anti-climax as he took the throw-in from the wrong position so the referee penalised him.
Milner allowed to move unopposed into the box and he tried a low angled shot from just inside the right edge of the area. It was wide but worth an effort, he scored one from a similar position against Arsenal earlier this season.
Welbeck tries his luck but his shot is deflected.
Good work from Elsad Zverotic and Simon Vukcevic, exchanging passes before Volkov pushed by Smalling on the edge of the area. Referee thinks the challenge was fair.
Johnson with a fierce left-foot drive and it hit the bar on the way through. Ref awards a corner.
Corner to England after Rooney found space again high up the field.
Jovetic starting up top on his own.
Just prior to that Rooney chance Vucinic - starting on the left wing - made a really positive run, weaving infield and skinning two England players before being dispossessed.
It hits the post. Would have been a beautiful finish.
Rooney with a delightful lob of the goalkeeper from 25 yards after Bozovic slipped...
England deep in Montenegro territory, but the hosts come away with the ball.
The ref temporarily stops the game to remove a few reams of toilet paper that have been thrown on to the pitch.