france 1 england 1 Captain Gerrard content with opening draw at Euro 2012
Hugh MacDonald. Pages 2, 3
Joleon Lescott praised the resilience of Roy Hodgson's England side in opening their Euro 2012 campaign with a 1-1 draw against France in Donetsk.
Lescott put England ahead after half an hour only for his Manchester City team-mate Samir Nasri to equalise nine minutes later but England showed plenty of determination and organisational qualities to collect a vital point ahead of matches with Sweden and co-hosts Ukraine.
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