Hart takes blame for dropped points against Poland
England goalkeeper Joe Hart took the blame for Kamil Glik's equaliser in the 1-1 draw against Poland last night after Wayne Rooney had given his side a first-half lead.
"I came out and didn't get there," Hart, pictured, said. "It's my fault and that's cost us the three points."
Hodgson admitted that his team had not played at their best and, although he refused to blame the day's delay because of Tuesday's deluge and the soggy pitch, he said that it had contributed to the poor display from his own players. He said: "I don't think we played that well. We've got to be satisfied we came away with a point.
"We didn't play at all well in the first half and were fortunate to go in 1-0 up. Our passing was better in the second half, but 1-1 was a fair result.
"As far as we're concerned, the extra day and stayover, the sogginess of the pitch didn't work in our favour – it's the same for both teams, of course. "I had the impression earlier in the week that the players were looking sharp and lively."
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