Soccer-England stay top after holding firm in Ukraine (Reuters)

* Scrappy stalemate in Kiev suits England * England top Group H by one point with two to play (Adds quotes) KIEV, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Unadventurous England defended stoutly to contain Ukraine and edge closer to next year’s World Cup finals after a scrappy 0-0 draw on Tuesday left the Group H leaders in pole position to secure a ticket to Brazil. A point from an untidy match which featured few goalscoring chances after a hectic opening 10 minutes moved England on to 16 points with two matches to play, one ahead of Ukraine and Montenegro with Poland two points further back. …

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