England reaching Euro 2012 is a massive achievement: Bent
London: England and Aston Villa striker Darren Bent believes that England’s two all draw against Montenegro to help it enter the Euro 2012 is a massive achievement, but admitted that the surrender of a two-goal lead and Wayne Rooney`s unnecessary red card has caused disappointment.
Fabio Capello`s men earned the point required to reach next summer`s tournament in Ukraine and Poland.
"It`s a massive achievement for the country. It`s been difficult at times, but I thought we played well in difficult circumstances, we got the job done and now we can look forward to the Euros,” a leading daily quoted him as saying.
"We played well enough on the night to get the result, unfortunately it wasn`t all three points," he added.
Bent also hailed his former Villa team-mate Ashley Young for getting him on the score sheet with the assist.
He said: "It`s got a lot to do with him. Every time I make a run or get into the box, he seems to find me.”
Young meanwhile was thanking Arsenal winger Theo Walcott for setting him up for the opener.
The Manchester United forward said: "It was a great ball from Theo, who did brilliantly all through the game.”
"It`s a proud moment to pull on the England shirt and that goes throughout the whole team," he said.