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The Italian laments a lack of composure on the ball and a lack of pressing without it despite Euro 2012 qualification victory that edges side to within a point of finals

By Wayne Veysey at Wembley

Fabio Capello has admitted that England are struggling to cope with the pressure of playing at Wembley.

Capello's team ended a run of four games without a win at their home ground with a 1-0 victory against Wales that even the Italian admitted was fortuitous.

Ashley Young scored the only goal of the game in the first half, but Robert Earnshaw spurned a golden opportunity to claim a draw in the second half when he missed an open goal from five yards.

"Yes, we were lucky," Capello said in his post-match press conference. "Here [at Wembley], we lose the confidence. Some players usually can dribble and go straight at the goal. I always want three players in front of goal for crosses but there was only ever one.

"We didn't play well in the first 20 minutes and in the last 15 minutes we suffered a lot. We didn't play good passes and never pressed the ball.

"When we play at Wembley, we want to play with more courage and more pressure on the opponent. When we played the qualification for the World Cup, we never had problems at home. Today, the other team played without pressure for the result. You can do things with a free mind."

Capello refused to single out any players for criticism after he was asked why the recalled Frank Lampard was substituted after 72 minutes.

"All the players played the same level, some moments well, some with and without confidence," he said.

The England manager's focus will now turn to next month's trip to Montenegro, where the team will need a draw to be certain of winning Group G and qualifying automatically for the European Championships.

He said: "We need a point to be sure. They need to beat us and Switzerland. Montenegro will be a difficult game because I spoke with Giovanni Trapattoni [the Republic of Ireland manager], who played against them two years ago during World Cup qualification. It will be a really warm atmosphere."