Update 13: Adam: Israel wins! Game over.
Update 9: Adam: Israel scores! Stadium erupts.
Update 8: Adam: Attendance just announced – over 22,000.
Update 6: Adam: Still nil-nil. Israel’s Verta shoots just wide in 60th minute.
Update 4: Adam: the second half has begun with a near miss from Wickham.
England manager Roy Hodgson and FA Chairman David Bernstein visited Yad Vashem earlier in the day. Watch them talk about their impressions here.
Update 3: Adam: Five minutes to half time. Richard: England manager Roy Hodgson is in attendance.
Update 2: Richard reports that England are starting to apply pressure, with Wilfred Zahar playing well.
Despite efforts by a few marginal anti-Zionist groups (and their media public relations teams) to have the games cancelled, Israel on Wednesday began hosting an extremely prestigious sports tournament – the UEFA Under-21 Championships, showcasing the rising stars of European football. Tonight, Israel – who kicked off the competition on June 5th at Netanya against the Norwegians, playing to a 2-2 draw, and lost to Italy on June 8th – will be facing England – which suffered disappointing losses to Italy and Norway – at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem, at 7 pm Israeli time.
London-based blogger Richard Millett is in Israel for the tournament, and will be joined by Adam Levick in a live blog of the game. Additionally, Levick will be tweeting the game using the hashtag #U21EURO.
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