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Rooney wary of Poland threat

Stand-in skipper Wayne Rooney is expecting a much tougher test for England in Poland than the one they faced against San Marino at Wembley.

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Rooney, who is expected to be back in the ranks on Tuesday with the return after suspension of Steven Gerrard, netted twice against the minnows on Friday, but is wary of the threat posed by the Poles in Warsaw.
We want to go and try and get the three points, but it may be we have to take a point there.Wayne Rooney
He said: "We know it will be a tough game on Tuesday. It will be tough, but we will going there confident and hopefully we can get a victory.
"We want to go and try and get the three points, but it may be we have to take a point there.
"You never know, it might be a good point, but we will be trying to get the three points."
Both Gerrard and Glen Johnson are available after one-match bans, while Joleon Lescott, James Milner and Jermain Defoe could earn recalls to the starting line-up, while Ashley Cole (ankle) is likely to be back at left-back to win his 99th international cap.
England met Poland in qualifying for the 2006 World Cup, winning both meetings by 2-1 scorelines and they are 8.50 to repeat that victory on Tuesday evening.
The Poles are 4.00 to condemn England to defeat and are 10.00 to win by the only goal of the game.

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