Man for man marking: England

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Rob Green: Struggled early in first cap for two years. Let Pedersen corner hit post but improved later and showed good handling. 7/10

Phil Jones: Comfortable and at ease in possession on only his fifth cap. Saw deflected shot hit post shortly after break. 6

Joleon Lescott: Senior member of defence helped guide former club colleagues around him. Became third captain of the night. 8

Phil Jagielka: Stood up well to Norwegian attacks as home side enjoyed majority of possession after break. Steady reserve. 7

Leighton Baines: Tested Jarstein with a free-kick and held up home attacks well as Norway pressed for a merited equaliser. 6

James Milner: Manchester City utility man drove poor effort straight at goalkeeper but willing to help out in defence and attack. 6

Steven Gerrard: Reinstated as captain, steamed into the tackle that forced Tom Hogli off early. Helped generate room for Young goal. 6

Scott Parker: Functional in possession before being withdrawn early in second half as a precautionary measure. 6

Stewart Downing: Set up Carroll header in first half but offered little else to win over the doubters after a poor season at club level. 6

Ashley Young: Continues to revel on national stage. Took goal superbly, after a fine turn. A useful alternative in Rooney's absence. 7

Andy Carroll: Powered header wrong side of post and kept defence busy but saw little of play after break. Set up Young for goal. 7

Best off the bench: Gareth Barry. Capped by eighth England manager but lasted just half an hour, before succumbing to injury. 5