Roy Hodgson will have learned nothing new from England’s 2-2 draw with Ecuador in Miami on Wednesday, but quite a lot of his opinions will have been underlined as he prepares for Saturday’s final World Cup warmup against Honduras in Florida.

Hodgson and everybody realize backup goalkeeper Ben Foster, who made a rare appearance against the South Americans, will only see World Cup action if Joe Hart is unavailable. He is a trustworthy understudy, but Hodgson has more pressing problems than his goalkeeper as Brazil 2014 approaches.

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