World Cup 2010 - England ratings: Gerrard leads
Rob Green - 4
The West Ham shot stopper was preferred to error-prone David James but his horrendous gaffe for the equaliser instantly made the decision look unwise. Partially redeemed himself with a decent save from Jozy Altidore in the second half, but now faces the axe for the game against Algeria.
Glen Johnson - 7
Ashley Cole - 6
Quietly efficient display from the Chelsea full-back. Dealt with the forward forays of Landon Donovan and the overlapping Steve Cherundulo and provided support for first James Milner and then Shaun Wright-Phillips on the front foot.
Ledley King - 6
Replaced at half-time by Jamie Carragher, but until then had coped with the power of Altidore well enough. Doubts remain over his ability to last the pace of a tournament.
John Terry - 6
Looked good in the tackle and formed a solid partnership with King before his departure. Frustrated in the opposition box at set-pieces.
Aaron Lennon - 6
Spurned a glorious chance to put England two up when he opted to centre rather than go for goal himself. Final ball was lacking at times, but he remains an exciting player to watch.
Steven Gerrard - 7
Took his goal brilliantly to stamp his authority on the skipper's armband. Worked well with, but outshone, Lampard in the centre of midfield. Booked.
Frank Lampard - 6
Not his best game in an England shirt, although did sting Tim Howard's fingers with a fierce drive just after the half hour mark.
James Milner - 5
Didn't sing the national anthem, skinned for pace by Cherunolo and booked after 26 minutes before being taken off five minutes later. Not the best evening's work from the Aston Villa midfielder.
Wayne Rooney - 6
An unusually quiet performance from England's star man. One superb effort out of the blue in the second half nearly provided a stunning winner, but he was largely well-marshalled by the American back-line.
Emile Heskey - 7
One of Heskey's better performances. Put Gerrard through for the goal with a lovely reverse pass and did everything asked of him in the first half. But should have scored when put clean through after the break.
Shaun Wright-Phillips - 6
Looked lively after coming on for Milner but wasted a golden chance to win it with 15 minutes left when he shot straight at Howard.
Jamie Carragher -5
Lack of pace horribly exposed by Altidore in the second half.
Peter Crouch - 5
Given just 11 minutes to make his mark - that was not enough.