June 2 (Bloomberg) -- England defeated Belgium 1-0 in its final exhibition match before the European soccer championship.
Danny Welbeck scored in the 36th minute at Wembley Stadium in London to give manager Roy Hodgson a win in his first home match. Hodgson, who replaced Fabio Capello last month, won his England debut 1-0 in Norway on May 27.
England opens play at Euro 2012 against France on June 11. The 16-team tournament co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine begins June 8 with the final to be played July 1.
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