The Everton defender is rewarded for his impressive start to the season by Roy Hodgson with a chance to impress after the injury picked up in Moldova ruled out Chelsea’s captainEngland boss Roy Hodgson has brought in Phil Jagielka in place of the injured John Terry for their 2014 World Cup qualifier against the Ukraine at Wembley.
Terry picked up a knock in the Three Lions’ convincing 5-0 win over Moldova in their opening qualification game but could be in fit for Chelsea’s Premier League match against QPR at the weekend.
Leighton Baines again deputises for the injured Ashley Cole while experienced duo Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard keep their places in midfield despite competition from Michael Carrick.
Support for lone striker Jermain Defoe will again be expected to come from Manchester United’s Tom Cleverley who shone in his last match.
Recently called up trio Jake Livermore, Adam Lallana and Raheen Sterling all take their places on the bench.
England starting XI: Hart; Johnson, Jagielka, Lescott, Baines; Milner, Gerrard, Lampard, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Cleverley; Defoe.
Subs: Ruddy, Butland, Walker, Bertrand, Cahill, Carrick, Livermore, Lallana, Sterling, Sturridge, Welbeck.
Ukraine starting XI: Piatov; Gusiev, Khacheridi, Rakitskyy, Selin; Tymoshchuk, Garmash; Yarmolenko, Rotan, Konoplianka; Zozulia.