England 4 Bulgaria 0: Jermain Defoe hat-trick helps Fabio Capello along the road to recovery
By Sportsmail Reporter
Last updated at 9:59 PM on 3rd September 2010
Jermain Defoe was the hero at Wembley tonight as the Tottenham striker smashed home a hat-trick in England's comfortable European Championships qualifier against Bulgaria.
Adam Johnson grabbed his first senior England goal shortly after replacing Theo Walcott as a substitute in the second half.
The result provides much needed relief for Fabio Capello.
More to follow....
All smiles: Jermain Defoe hit a stunning hat-trick in England's win
Get the ball rolling: Defoe poked home on three minutes to give England the perfect start
Driving force: A swift break bought about England's second, with Defoe slotting home between the goalkeeper's legs
Pure delight: Adam Johnson's first senior England goal is a moment he will forever remember
Downside: Michael Dawson suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury and left the field on a stretcher
Icing on the cake: Defoe's third showcased his pace and ruthless finishing